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Lapointe v. Silko Motor Sales, Inc.

Massachusetts auto dealer hires cleaning company to clean (among other things) oil and transmission fluid on the floor. Cleaner slips on oil, falls, and severely damages his knee. First Circuit: An independent contractor can’t get damages for an injury caused by a situation he was hired to fix.


Tags: 2019, First Circuit, Negligence, Tort Law

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