Velardi v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc

In Velardi v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc., 178 Conn. 371, 423 A.2d 77 (1979), the plaintiff filed suit, under 31-293a, against his employer for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident allegedly resulting from the employer's negligent operation of a motor vehicle. The Court rejected the plaintiff's argument that the defendant was a "fellow employee" within the meaning of 31-293a and held that "so long as the employer and the alleged tortfeasor are one, the plaintiff is limited to the benefits provided by workers' compensation." Id., 377.