Unformatted text preview: Who can be an agent?
An agent must have capacity Who can be principals?
Any legal entity Torts
Regardless of whether there is or is not an agency, the tortfeasor is always liable An agent is usually liable to the principal for any money the principal has to pay the injured third person Respondeat Superior
If a person tries to increase his wealth through slaves, he should be responsible for the slaves' actions and the harm their work may have caused Is it fair an employer should be liable for his/her employees' negligence? Who should bear the risk of loss? Does respondeat superior encourage employers to hire and train careful workers? Would the workplace be more dangerous without it? ...
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- Spring '08
- Tort Law, legal entity, superior encourage