Independent Contractor: Specific Cases

Korman Marketing Group v. ICCU [05/03/05] 2005 MTWCC 24 A dogsled racer, who had previously operated a business giving dogsled rides to others; who entered into an arm’s-length contract to provide dogsled rides for a guest ranch; specified the contract price, which was paid in installments; hired and paid his own employees; purchased and owned his own dogs, harnesses, truck for transport, and other equipment; laid out the dogsled route; was contractually committed to providing services; could not be terminated by the hiring party without liability; and was responsible for the operation and safety of the dogsled rides, was an independent contractor.