Vicarious liability: Employer not liable for injury caused by employee's "practical joke"
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Chell v Tarmac Cement and Lime Ltd  EWHC 2613 HC (0 other reports)
Chell v Tarmac Cement and Lime Ltd  EWHC 2613 HC
vicarious liability | course of employment | horseplay
In Chell v Tarmac Cement and Lime Ltd, the High Court held that the employer was not negligent or vicariously liable when an employee's practical joke caused an injury to a contractor.