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Negligence – Tractor-Trailer Wreck – Negligent Hiring – Independent Contractor (access required)

A tractor-trailer driver, who was injured when another tractor-trailer driver crossed the median and crashed head-on into plaintiff’s rig, can sue defendant trucking company on a theory of negligent hiring of an independent contractor, a Roanoke U.S. District Court holds. Although the court has not identified any Virginia cases discussing a claim for negligent hiring of ...

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