1995

Parent Company Wins Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Matter

United States - Minnesota

The parent company of a dissolved electrical motor manufacturer obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, affirmed by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Faegre Baker Daniels defended a party in Cooper v. Lakewood Engineering et al.

The case involved the enforcement of a limitation of liability agreement. The wrongful death case presented issues of contract interpretation, successor products liability and the liability of a parent corporation for the acts of its subsidiary. 

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