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.
These sorts of mangers can be held vicariously liable
in bullying court proceedings if they are seen to have ignored either staff complaints or a toxic workplace culture.
Chief Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that Syria was vicariously liable
for the terrorist PKK's 1991 kidnapping of a group of American biblical archaeologists leading an excavation in Turkey.
Bobby's estate filed suit against SJH, among others, asserting that SJH was vicariously liable
for the aforementioned doctors alleged negligence under the theory of ostensible agency.
The court granted the plaintiff's petition for review to resolve the question of when a nonnegligent person or entity may be held vicariously liable
on an apparent agency theory for physical injuries negligently inflicted by a medical professorial.
The papers filed in court state, "The Defendants are vicariously liable
for the actions and negligence of any governmental agency, charitable organization or other organization that contracted with either of the Defendants or to whom the Defendants delegated control over the management of the adoption procedures and foster homes, and are also liable in their position as principal to such organizations, who at all times were acting as their servants, employees or agents.
The doctrine of Vicarious Liability states that an employer is vicariously liable
for the torts of an employee even if they have no personal blame.
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.
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
This could well result in a claim for sex discrimination for which the employer could be vicariously liable
unless that employer has a suitable equal opportunities policy, which has been properly introduced to his employees and strictly enforced.