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New Prime II

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Case Name:

OOIDA and Jeffrey Warta v. New Prime, Inc., Robert Lowe, Lawana Lowe and Vera Lowe

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Circuit Court, Greene County, Missouri

Case Filed:



The lawsuit alleges fraud and unjust enrichment by charging drivers for workers’ compensation insurance premiums when, under Missouri law, Prime’s drivers do not fall into the “owner and operator” exception to the definition of employee under Missouri’s Workers’ Compensation Law. 

The court dismissed the plaintiffs’ claims.  The ruling was not appealed. 

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