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May 15, 2023

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're discussing the circumstances under which a principal is vicariously liable for the unlawful actions of their employees and independent contractors.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The general rule for vicarious liability
  • Distinguishing between an employee and an independent contractor
  • When is an employee considered to act within the scope of employment?
  • When is a principal liable for torts committed by an independent contractor?


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