vicarious liability

noun

  • Personal Injury Law/Tort Law
  • Employment Law

Definitions of vicarious liability

  • 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.

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