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Mill Street Church of Christ v. Hogan
Citation:785 S.W.2d 263 (Ky.1990)
In 1986, the Elders of the Mill Street Church of Christ decided to hire church members, Bill Hogan, to paint the church building. The Elders decided that another church member, Gary Petty, would be hired to assist. In the past, the church had hired Bill Hogan for similar jobs and he had been allowed to hire his brother, Sam Hogan, the respondent, as a helper. David Waggoner, an Elder of the church, contacted Bill Hogan, and he accepted the job. Waggoner made no mention to Bill Hogan of hiring a helper. On 1986, Bill Hogan asked his brother for help. Sam accepted the job. During the work, Sam fell to the floor and broke his left arm. The church Elders did not know that Bill Hogan had approached Sam. Sam Hogan filed a claim under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
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