Nos. 39448, 39449.

136 N.W.2d 677 (1965)

Edward L. THILL, Respondent, v. MODERN ERECTING COMPANY and Johnson Drake & Piper, Inc., Appellants, J. L. Shiely Company and Jesco, Inc., Respondents. MODERN ERECTING COMPANY and Jesco, Inc., Third-Party-Plaintiffs, v. ASHBACH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, J. L. Shiely Company, Harlan Stowe and Wesley P. Janshen, Third-Party-Defendants, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Minnesota.

September 3, 1965.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Grannis & Grannis, South St. Paul, for Edward L. Thill.

Faegre & Benson, Paul J. McGough, Wright W. Brooks and Martin N. Burke, Minneapolis, for Modern Erecting Co.

Ryan, Kain, Mangan, Westphal & Kressel, Minneapolis, for Johnson, Drake & Piper, Inc.

Robb, Robb & Van Eps, Minneapolis, for J. L. Shiely Co.

Hoppe & Healy, Minneapolis, for Jesco, Inc.

Tyrrell, Jardine, Logan & O'Brien, St. Paul, for Ashbach Const. Co.

Leonard Lindquist and Edward M. Glennon, Minneapolis, for Harlan Stowe.

Robins, Davis & Lyons and John Rice, Minneapolis, for Wesley P. Janshen.


Defendants Johnson, Drake & Piper, Inc., (J. D. & P.) and Modern Erecting Company (Modern) appeal from denials of separate motions for judgment upon amended findings of fact or for a new trial.

The accident from which this case arose occurred on June 23, 1960, during the building of a hangar and one-story office and shop building for Western Airlines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport —Wold-Chamberlain Field....


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