Date archive: October 2014

Rescue Me: Company Not Liable for Worker Injured in “Hot Bin” Explosion

In the recent case of Jentz v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., the Seventh Circuit held a property owner cannot be liable to a contractor invited on the property to redress an unsafe condition when the feared event occurs and causes injury. Jentz concerned an April 27, 2010 explosion at ConAgra’s grain bin in Chester, Illinois. ConAgra…


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