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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In addition, the clear, written policy should state that employees who complain will be protected from retaliation, that confidentiality will be protected to the greatest extent possible, and that the camp will take immediate action when it determines that harassment has occurred (Enforcement Guidance on Vicarious Employer Liability 2003).
Paying benefits promptly after an accident may hold off an employer liability suit.
But HMO and employer liability were two provisions that troubled Senate Republicans.
15) In the sexual harassment context, the few courts to address this issue have struggled to discern the appropriate standard of employer liability for the retaliatory acts of supervisory personnel.
The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case in order to define the appropriate legal standard to apply in assessing employer liability in a sexual harassment case.
Several rules for assigning employer liability are used for occupational disease: apportionment of liability among responsible employers, limited apportionment of liability, the last injurious exposure liability, and the last exposure liability.
Employers should take comfort in knowing that there is no employer liability involved with return information so long as the employer or anyone within the organization is not involved with the preparation of the return itself.
According to his reasoning, an employer's lack of knowledge of sexual harassment by a supervisor "does not necessarily insulate that employer from liability,' but he did not issue a precise rule on employer liability.
New Rule Is Clear on Employer Liability, Silent on Enforcement Methods
Other litigation reports and newsletters recently launched by Mealey include Employer Liability Insurance Report and Employee Compensation.
Trisport experienced a 247 per cent jump in material damage and business interruption insurance and 95 per cent in employer liability.
Mealey Publications (King of Prussia, PA), a unit of LexisNexis (Dayton, OH), has begun the publication of two new subscription titles, including Employer Liability Insurance Report and California Section 17200 Report.

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