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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Such companies should ensure the effectiveness of their written agreements to protect against joint employer liability and specifically identify the employer and assign control of the employees to the employer.
Accordingly, companies should take the following steps to increase the effectiveness of their written agreements to protect against joint employer liability.
A Birmingham City Council spokesman defended the pay-outs and said their legal department dealt with an average of 100 employer liability personal injury claims every year.
As a result, since in principle the legal substratum of employer duties remained, employer liability could be and was revived by judicial or legislative narrowing or exclusion of the common-law defenses; new duties of care did not need to be imposed.
Experts say employer liability insurance premiums are lower when a workplace is smoke-free.
Unimax an industry provider of change-management software that optimizes enterprise telephony investment has announced that its 2nd Nature software streamlines cumbersome database management associated with enhanced 911 (E911), which provides vital, lifesaving information to the 911 public safety network, thereby enhancing employee safety and facility protection and reducing employer liability.
Because of the perception of camp as a safe space, the possibility of employer liability for sexual harassment perpetrated by staff members may be overlooked.
They basically ruled there was no employer liability,'' attorney Gary Gebler said.
Employers can lessen the chances of being hit with an employer liability lawsuit.
415-2(d)(11)(i), a designation as wages for employment tax purposes may trigger a corresponding employer liability to increase an employee's retirement plan benefits.
Policy director of Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Louise Beard, said: 'There is no doubt businesses will welcome the review of employer liability insurance, due to the escalating rise in insurance costs.
ONE of the county's MPs has called on the Secretary of State for Wales Paul Murphy to help quarries that are having difficulties obtaining the compulsory employer liability insurance.

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