Sep 19, 2019
When is an employer held liable for an employee’s actions? It depends on the scope of work, or employment. The legal scope of employment is the range of activities that an employee is reasonably expected to do as part of his or her job. Within this range of activities, the employer may be held liable for the employee's actions when a third party is injured by the employee's conduct. Today Matt and Tony examine a recent French case involving scope of employment as well as several other funny US cases.
The Takeaway – Whether or not your employer is liable depends on your scope of work.