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Vicarious liability: employer liable for employee's attack on customer

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    Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc [2016] IRLR 362 SC (0 other reports)

Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc [2016] IRLR 362 SC

vicarious liability | closeness of connection | assault

The Supreme Court has held that an employer was vicariously liable for the actions of an employee who seriously assaulted a customer while at work.