The primary purpose of this study is to review the trends of the law in England and in the United States concerning the vicarious liability of principals for torts of their agents.
I. Definitions of Servant and Agent
II. Principal’s Vicarious Liability for Agent’s Torts … A. Actual Control of Physical Method … B. Committed in the Transaction of the Business of the Agency
III. Principal’s Vicarious Liability for Agent’s Misrepresentations … A. Exculpatory Clauses … B. Negligent Misrepresentations of Agent … C. Innocent Misrepresentations of Agent
Liability of Principals for Torts of Agents: A Comparative View,
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