Vicarious liability

Vicarious liability guidance:

[In the High Court of Justice OR In the COUNTY COURT AT [insert]] [[Specify division]] [[Specify Specialist court]] [[Insert location] District Registry] Claim No:...

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

[In the COUNTY COURT AT [insert] OR In the High Court of Justice] [[Specify division]] [[Insert location] District Registry] Claim No: Between [Insert name] Claimant and...

Precedents

Employees, workers, contractors and others In Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society, Lord Phillips famously stated at para [19]: ‘The law of vicarious...

Practice Note

Limitation issues Claims for abuse are often presented many years after the events giving rise to them. It is usual practice in cases involving allegations of sexual...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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