ALTA Refrigeration, Inc. v. Americold Logistics

Wayne D. Taylor

Case Conclusion Date:December 17, 2009

Practice Area:Litigation

Outcome:Obtained reversal of summary judgment ruling against insured

Description:Case involved allegations of negligence against the insured under the borrowed servant doctrine for an explosion at a refrigeration plant where the insured was installing a new compressor. The Court of Appeals of Georgia reversed the trial court ruling that one of the employees of the refrigeration plant involved in causing the explosion was the borrowed servant of the the insured and granted summary jugment in favor of the insured, finding that the borrowed servant doctrine did not apply.