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Vicarious liability: employer not liable for injuries sustained in horseplay at work

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    Graham v Commercial Bodyworks Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 47 CA (0 other reports)

Graham v Commercial Bodyworks Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 47 CA

vicarious liability | course of employment | horseplay

The Court of Appeal has held that creating the risk of harm in the workplace was not sufficient to impose liability on the employer for the "frolicsome but reckless" conduct of an employee.