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  • Vicarious liability: employers face big damages for employees' actions

    Date:
    21 September 2017

    Vicarious liability, where employers may be liable to pay damages for an employee's or others' actions, can result in high levels of compensation. Akshay Choudhry, an associate at independent law firm Burges Salmon, considers recent cases and how employers can manage this risk.

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