As an employer, you have a lot of responsibilities. You are, in some cases, even responsible for the actions of your employees.
There’s a legal theory called respondeat superior. Under this theory, there may be the opportunity for a plaintiff to seek damages from the employer of someone who’s behaved negligently. That doesn’t mean you’re responsible for every bad thing an employee might do, but there is a potential for liability under some circumstances.
In these situations, the most relevant factor is whether the employee was acting within the scope of their employment when they were, for example in a car accident.…Continue reading