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10th Circ. Affirms Energy Co.'s Win In Worker Injury Suit

Law360 (April 24, 2019, 8:39 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit has cleared an energy company of liability in a suit accusing it of being responsible for severe burns a worker suffered in a deadly oil pump explosion at a subsidiary’s refinery, saying the company owed no duty of care to the subsidiary’s employee.

In a published opinion, a Tenth Circuit panel unanimously affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of CVR Energy Inc. in a suit accusing the company of failing to create a safe work environment for Benjamin Grice, an employee of subsidiary Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing, who was burned when an oil pump exploded at...

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Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

August 8, 2017

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