No. 73-1105.

485 F.2d 1196 (1973)

John M. HOPPE, Appellant, v. MIDWEST CONVEYOR COMPANY, INC., Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided October 16, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Rex Carr, East St. Louis, Ill., for appellant.

James J. Amelung, St. Louis, Mo., for appellee.

Before LAY, ROSS and STEPHENSON, Circuit Judges.

LAY, Circuit Judge.

This is a product liability case. John Hoppe brought this action against Midwest Conveyor Co., Inc., for injuries he received on the assembly line of Fisher Body Division, a General Motors automobile plant located in St. Louis, Missouri. The defendant, Midwest Conveyor Co., was the manufacturer of a conveyor-hoist used in the plant. At the close of the plaintiff's evidence the trial court directed a verdict for the defendant ruling there was insufficient...

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