Docket No. 44, Calendar No. 46,907.

350 Mich. 135 (1957)

85 N.W.2d 97


Supreme Court of Michigan.

Decided October 7, 1957.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stephen A. Bryant, for plaintiff.

McCobb, Heaney & Dunn (Gordon B. Boozer, of counsel), for defendants.

VOELKER, J. (for affirmance).

On December 22, 1948, Peter Van Dorpel a 65-year-old widower without dependents was working at the job he had followed for upwards of 5 years: painting steel beams and angle irons for his employer. When painting heavy steel beams it was the practice to rest a number of beams on steel shophorses, attaching the one being painted to an overhead electric chain hoist, which from time to time...

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