vicarious liability

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vicarious liability

Legal responsibility of a health care professional or health care institution for the negligent actions of its trainees and employees.
See also: liability
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However, an employers liability claim can easily exceed basic or increased employers liability limits.
The standard wording of the employers liability coverage (part two of the policy) include numerous conditions that must be satisfied in order for coverage to apply.
Even if workers compensation coverage is compulsory and the categories of employment are covered by state law, an employer has the option of using employers liability to respond to the four types of legal actions an employee can take:
Damages resulting from the manufacturers "action over" against the employer would be paid under the employers liability coverage.
In addition, the family of the injured employee can bring an action against the employer for emotional damages, to which the employers liability coverage would also respond.
The cost of employers liability claims increased in 2006 as a result of the erratic nature of the employers liability claims environment 12
The number of employers liability claims fell to a five-year low in 2006/7 13
Over half of SMEs would buy their employers liability insurance policies via the telephone or internet 35
A new underwriting agency, Arista entered the employers liability market in 2007 37
The employers liability market saw premium income drop an estimated further 7.
Gain insight into the trends and issues affecting players in the employers liability market Benchmark your company against your competitors based on current and past performances in the market.
Given that the price hikes seen between 2001 and 2003 were deemed necessary for the profitability of the employers liability sector, and given that the sector had still not returned a positive underwriting result when the price increases came to a halt in 2004, the softening of rates in 2005 is clearly not sustainable.

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