Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Premises Owner Not Liable For Contractor's Unskilled Work, Kentucky Court Says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ford Motor Co. cannot be liable under a premises liability theory where the contractor's employer is unknown, product liability theory where there was no evidence that the decedent used its asbestos-containing brakes and is immune from suit under workers' compensation laws for work that did not involve specialized skills, a Kentucky appeals court affirmed March 14 (Keitha Durham, et al. v. Ford Motor Co., Nos. 2012-CA-000889-MR, 2012-CA-001209-MR, Ky. App.; 2014 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 214).

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