No. 46583.

321 S.W.2d 430 (1959)

Vernon HOUSDEN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO., a Corporation, et al., Defendants-Respondents.

Supreme Court of Missouri, Division No. 1.

March 9, 1959.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Samuel L. Trusty, Popham, Thompson, Popham, Mandell & Trusty, Kansas City, Daniel J. Leary, Joplin, for appellant.

Herbert Van Fleet, Joplin, Carl E. Geuther, Wilmington, Del. (Seiler, Blanchard & Van Fleet, Joplin, of counsel), for respondents.

VAN OSDOL, Commissioner.

Plaintiff Vernon Housden instituted this action for $50,000 damages for a heart condition allegedly due to overexertion in the work of loading parcels or cartons of explosives into a truck at the plant of defendant E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company near Carl Junction. The cartons were being loaded into the trailer of a combination tractor-trailer freight-hauling truck operated by Tri-State Warehousing & Distributing Company, plaintiff...

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