respondeat superior


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respondeat superior

One of the many methods of finding someone vicariously liable for the wrongful actions of another.It is the legal theory that an employer is responsible for the negligent or wrongful acts of its employees performed within the line and scope of their employment,and a principal is responsible for the negligent or wrongful acts of its agent performed within the line and scope of its agency.It is not a theory of contract law—meaning who has authority to bind whom— but rather a theory of tort law and injuries to persons or property.It is extremely rare to find a case in which a property owner has been held liable for the wrongful conduct of its broker.More often, brokers have been accountable for actions of their salespersons.
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5) The trial court initially dismissed their lawsuit, holding that Ohio law did not recognize a cause of action for sexual harassment by a nonemployee patient, and that liability for sexual harassment can exist only in the context of respondeat superior (employer-employee) liability.
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76) Respondeat superior is a doctrine that holds "a master liable for the wrong of a servant.
Moreover, to the extent the employee infringed upon other employee's work while developing the app, if you claim the app as your own you may be liable for the employee's misconduct based on the respondeat superior liability theory (holding that employers are responsible for their employees' actions in the course of business).
Plaintiff alleges that on July 25, 2013, defendant Nathan Bershadsky ("defendant") struck and injured him as a result of an incident at Tompkins Bagels, and that Tompkins Bagels is liable to plaintiff for negligence and battery pursuant to the theory of respondeat superior and for negligent supervision / hiring.
1) In medical settings, respondeat superior may be applied in order to hold hospitals and other healthcare employers liable for the negligent actions of their medical personnel.
In count II, the plaintiffs also alleged that Country Casualty was responsible for the acts or omissions of its agent under the doctrine of respondeat superior.
He addresses the definitions of tort, negligence, damages, indemnification, respondeat superior, and summary judgment; questions about civil liability under New York law, in relation to wrongful conduct, the operation of motor vehicles, use of force, intentional torts, malicious prosecution, off-duty officers, corrections employees, punitive damages, firefighters, and other topics; and federal rights actions related to aspects like Section 1983, constitutional rights, supervisor liability, agency liability, pursuit, and violating a person's civil rights.