RelationshipLiability

RelationshipLiability - Vicarious Liability with...

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Unformatted text preview: Vicarious Liability with Relationships Parent-Child Relationship • Parent must pay for child’s torts. Employer-Employee Relationship Respondeat Superior • Employer/Employee liability based on whether tort committed within the scope of employment. Owner-Pet Relationship • Owners are liable for pet’s torts. Agency Relationships Scope of Agent’s Authority Principal’s liability in contract with a 3 rd party arises from the authority given the agent to enter into legally-binding contracts on the principal’s behalf. AGENT’S AUTHORITY ACTUAL AUTHORITY APPARENT AUTHORITY Can only be created by the principal—the agent cannot create apparent authority! Express Implied Expressed Implied Apparent: outward manifestation by the principal Actual Authority Apparent Authority Authority Fish Hook Agent Authority Onion ® 3 Ways to Hold a Principal Bound to a 3 rd Party Contract Express Authority Implied Authority Apparent Authority A c t u a l A u t h o r i t y Implied Authority Express...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BLAW blaw 4203 taught by Professor Farguson during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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