Confusion Likely As Calif. Revisits Respondeat Superior

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- Just weeks after the Second Appellate District of California Court of Appeal held that an employer could be liable for an employee’s auto accident occurring while she was running personal errands on her way home after work, (Moradi v. Marsh USA Inc.; Smith, Gregory M. “Respondeat Superior Can Continue After Closing Time.” Law360. Oct. 15, 2013), the Fifth Appellate District of California Court of Appeal has revisited respondeat superior in the context of a post-work auto accident.

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