Nos. 43938, 43982.

216 N.W.2d 859 (1974)

Stanley L. SORENSON, Plaintiff, Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co., intervenor, Plaintiff, v. SAFETY FLATE, INC., Respondent, Standard Metal Products Company, Appellant, Jack P. Hennessy Company, et al., Respondents, Standard Oil, a Division of American Oil Company, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Minnesota.

February 22, 1974.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richards, Montgomery, Cobb & Bassford, and Jon D. Jensvold and Jerome C. Briggs, Minneapolis, for appellant.

Sturtz, Peterson, Butler & Chesterman, Albert Lea, for Safety Flate, Inc.

John E. Castor and Robert T. Stich, Minneapolis, for Hennessy Co., and others.

Alderson Catherwood Ondov & Leonard and Gary E. Leonard, Austin, for Standard Oil.

Heard before KNUTSON, C. J., and OTIS, PETERSON, MacLAUGHLIN, and YETKA, JJ., and considered and decided by the court.

MacLAUGHLIN, Justice.

The issue in this case is the right of indemnification among the defendants. The trial court entered orders concerning indemnity which we now affirm.

Plaintiff Stanley L. Sorenson was injured while employed at Jay's Truck Stop in Albert Lea, where part of his duties consisted of changing truck tires. There is a great potential danger of injury involved in changing truck tires because certain rim assemblies have a propensity, if in a damaged...


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