6] The State is in the same position as private employers, and the State Liability Act provides that the State is vicariously liable
for the wrongful acts or omissions of State employees.
In Courtland, the plaintiff sued the franchisee and franchisor, alleging that she was sexually harassed by one of her supervisors, a franchisee employee, and that BWWI should be held vicariously liable
for those acts.
However, Labor Law [section] 240 (1)--which holds owners and general contractors absolutely liable for any breach of the statute even if "the job was performed by an independent contractor over which [they] exercised no supervision or control" (Rocovich, 78 NY2d at 513)--does not obviate the right of an owner or general contractor, who is only vicariously liable
by statute, to seek "full indemnification from the party wholly responsible for the accident" (Kelly v Diesel Constr.
Because Mary is an employee, her boss is vicariously liable
The court also found that GSU was not vicariously liable
, even though it employed faculty and staff who did the copying that may have been illegal; GSU did not profit from the copying.
Under DIFC and QFC employment law, an employer may be held vicariously liable
for the actions of its employees, for example bullying or harassing a colleague by comments made on Facebook or Twitter," the law firm said in a report.
Attending physicians are directly liable for their own negligence, as well as vicariously liable
for residents' actions because of their supervisory role, although some authors have considered failure to supervise a form of direct rather than vicarious liability (JAMA 2004;292:1051-6).
Solicitor Carlton Rae said: "This judgment is clear it has set down that the church was vicariously liable
and in breach of its duty of care.
The committee said the high court wrongly held that it was vicariously liable
for the incident.
The Mitchells contended that Methodist was vicariously liable
for the negligence of its nursing staff and that it was not necessary for the Mitchells' expert witness to detail the required standard of care for each of Methodists' employees for whom it was vicariously liable
The bill would have authorized money damages for such actions to include economic damages, solatium, damages for pain and suffering, and punitive damages, and it would have made a foreign State vicariously liable
for the actions of its officials, employees, or agents.
In a writ lodged at Perth Sheriff Court, Henvey alleges that the lorry driver's "fault and negligence mean the company are vicariously liable
for causing the accident".