Respondeat Superior Can Continue After Closing Time

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 1:02 PM EDT) -- Recently, a California appeals court held that a company could be liable for an auto accident caused by an employee who was driving home from work. According to the court’s opinion, the ruling is not a departure from existing law — but most employers will be surprised by what the court found to be an act within the “course and scope” of employment after the end of the business day.

After work on April 15, 2010, defendant Judy Bamberger, an insurance salesperson for Marsh USA Inc.,...
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