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SA Supreme Court jury convicts trucking company boss Peter Francis Colbert of manslaughter of driver Robert Brimson

By July 9, 2015July 21st, 2017Uncategorized

The South Australian Supreme Court jury has convicted a trucking company boss, Peter Francis Colbert, of manslaughter and endangering life, following the death of truck driver Robert Brimson, who died as a result of faulty brakes which had not been repaired.

It is a landmark court decision, as it is understood to be the first time that a company boss has been held criminally responsible for an employee’s death as a result of work place negligence.

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