Dodson v. Carlson, et al. - 6/19/14

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Thursday  June 19, 2014 
1:00 PM  EST

1 p.m. 49A04-1305-CT-267. Trine University. Curt Carlson was driving home from a business meeting at a hotel when he struck a disabled vehicle. Carlson drank alcohol at the meeting. The collision killed its driver, Eboni Dodson. Dodson's estate sued Carlson's employer, Seven Corners, alleging that Seven Corners was liable for Carlson's actions under the theory of respondeat superior. The trial court granted summary judgment for Seven Corners on the ground that Carlson was not acting in the scope of his employment when he hit Dodson's car.

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