Missouri Supreme Court May Take Up MoDOT Wrongful Death Case

The Missouri Supreme Court is deciding whether a wrongful death lawsuit can continue involving a pregnant MoDOT worker who was killed on the job in 2021. The family of Kaitlyn Anderson says her supervisors were negligent for not providing proper safety measures at the scene of the St. Louis County crash, such as a crash-prevention buffer vehicle. The state wants the case dismissed and argues that the supervisors are immune from the lawsuit under Missouri law, which Anderson’s mother, Tonya Musskopf (muss-koff), disagrees with…

The court could rule on the case at any time.