Trial Notebook: Borrowed Employee Situations (Workers Compensation)

Cites three instances above. Not a completely clear case. US Fidelity & Co. v. Forrester, 230 Ga. 182, 196 S.E.2d 133 (1973).

Tough case to get around. Six Flags v. Hill, 247 Ga. 375, 276 S.E.2d 572 (1981).

Jarrard was told by his boss (Hotel) to help an employee of Hardy Plumbing to lift some pipe on the roof. Right of discharge: that the special may discharge from that particular work. See Jarrard v. Doyle, 164 Ga. App. 339, 297 S.E.2d 301 (1982).

Bexley worked for Richard & Assoc., Inc. at the Southwire facility. At all times he worked at the Southwire facility under the direct control and supervision of Southwire. Southwire had the exclusive right to assign work and the exclusive right to discharge him. He was a borrowed servant. See Bexley v. Southwire Co., 168 Ga. App. 431, 309 S.E.2d 379 (1983).

Borrowed Servant Versus Employee

Claimant was severely injured helping sales people (outside people) change sheets on a laundry presser owned by claimant's employer. The borrowed servant issue is raised by issues of fact that remain. 1: Complete control and direction, general master, no control; exclusive right to discharge. See Jones v. Tangue Brown and Co., 171 Ga. App. 597, 320 S.E.2d 587 (1984).

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