Vicarious liability

Vicarious liability guidance:

STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

Precedents

A personal injury claimant will typically be seeking to establish the fault, whether negligence or breach of a statutory duty, of the identified defendant (for instance...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

Precedents

Employees, workers, contractors and others The relationship that will most often give rise to vicarious liability is that of employer and employee under a contract of...

Practice Note

Since the decision in Lister v Hesley Hall in 2002, it has been clear that, subject to satisfaction of the relevant test, an employer may be held vicariously liable for...

Practice Note

In the past, a defendant would only have been vicariously liable for the negligence of a driver if the driver was acting in the course of their employment for the...

Practice Note

To identify the circumstances in which a court may find an employer to be vicariously liable for a tort committed by an employee it is useful to trace the development of...

Practice Note

When considering liability, a claimant will be seeking to establish the fault, whether negligence or breach of statutory duty, of an identified defendant (in workplace...

Practice Note
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