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ARTICLE ID 166827

$________ for plaintiff - ________ - Premises Liability - Worker at a lumber yard lost his hand in a sawdust conveyor, alleging a joint-venture defendant acting with his employer had failed to safely maintain the conveyor to prevent injury

Fayette

On 5-27-97, Jamie Hunt, age 41, worked as a laborer at McKinney Lumber in Muscle Shoals. At the sawmill, there was a complex dry kiln machine that took sawdust and converted it into heating oil that was then burned to dry the lumber. McKinney ran the sawmill but a second company, Creret, Inc., owned by a family member, operated the dry kiln operation.

It was Hunt’s job to watch the co...

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