Minnesota Appeals Panel: Trial Court Properly Dropped Claims Against Contractor

Minnesota Appeals Panel: Trial Court Properly Dropped Claims Against Contractor

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Court of Appeals on April 2 upheld summary judgment for the defendant in a workplace accident action, noting that since the injured worker elected to receive workers' compensation benefits from his employer, he may not pursue damages against a construction contractor (Matthew Scherber, et al. v. Nor-Son Inc., et al., No. A11-962, Minn. App.; 2012 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 275).

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