Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Spencer J. Brown, Daniel E. Hamann, Kansas City, for appellant.
John K. Thomas, St. Joseph, for respondent.
Supreme Court of Missouri, En Banc.
We granted transfer in this case, primarily to consider whether a plaintiff must establish a defendant's violation of industry standards in order to meet his burden of proof in a negligence action. We answer the question in the negative and affirm both consistent precedents of this Court and the judgment of the trial court.
Respondent, Paul Pierce, brought suit against appellant, Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc., (Platte...
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