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Latin: "let the superior make answer." A legal doctrine under which an employer can be held liable for the actions of employees.
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Legal principle by which employers are held responsible for the actions of those they supervise. Literally, the master shall answer for the acts of his servant. In the context of volunteer organizatio [..]
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(ruh-spon-dee-at soo-peer-ee-or) Latin for "let the master answer." A legal doctrine that holds the employer or principal responsible for the acts of its employees or agents committed within [..]
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[Medieval Latin, let the superior give answer] : a doctrine in tort law that makes a master liable for the wrong of a servant ;specif : the doctrine making an employer or principal liable for the ...
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The legal doctrine that employers may be held liable for the acts of their employees acting within the scope of their employment.
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Respondeat superior is a Latin term meaning "let the superior reply".  It is used to describe the legal relationship between an employer and employee for purposes of determining an employer [..]
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A Latin legal term for “let the superior make answer.” The doctrine states an employer or principal is liable for the wrongful acts of its employee or agent committed within the scope of the emplo [..]
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Under certain circumstances, a principal is responsible for the wrongful acts of its agents or an employer for those of its employees. Under this doctrine, if an employee negligently injures a custome [..]
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Latin maxim meaning ‘let the master answer [for his servant.]’ …
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(rehs-pond-dee-at superior) n. Latin for "let the master answer," a key doctrine in the law of agency, which provides that a principal (employer) is responsible for the actions of his/her/it [..]
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(rehs-pond-dee-at superior) n. Latin for "let the master answer,"...
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Literally, "a superior (or master) must answer." The doctrine which holds that employers are responsible for the acts and omissions of their employees and agents, when done within the scope of the employees' duties.
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(rehs-pond-dee-at superior) n. Latin for "let the master answer", a key doctrine in the law of agency, which provides that a principal (employer) is responsible for the actions of his/her/it [..]
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