when a person (eg an employer) is held responsible for the negligent actions of another (eg an employee) even if the person held responsible has not done anything wrong A private entity employing technicians may successfully argue that no vicarious liability can attach where the employee is individually immune.
- The judge said, criminal liability 'requires proof of participation in the crime' and there could be no criminal vicarious liability.
- We sued the club who employed the bouncers for vicarious liability and we recovered £9, 250.
- There was no principal-agent relationship between Phillips and Johnson sufficient to impose vicarious liability on Johnson.
- The employer's parent company and its board are facing vicarious liability for the alleged discrimination.
- Plaintiff argued defendants were subject to absolute vicarious liability under the Labor Law.
- There is no legal basis to revoke his license based on strict or vicarious liability.
- Note: A parent sometimes can be vicariously liable for the harmful acts of a child.