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Strict Liabilty and Vicarious Liabilty

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Strict Liabilty and Vicarious Liabilty

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Strict Liabilty and Vicarious Liability if a third party is injured on site, will they still have to prove negligence ????????????????? by whom
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Strict Liability is when the employer is not negligent, but can still be liable if an employee has been injured using equipment that had a defect and caused the injury even to third parties.

Vicarious Liability is when the Employee has been negligent and caused the injury to a third party, but there are two rules on this one.
1 The employee must have been negligent.
2 The employee must have been acting in the course of his/her employment when the accident occurred.

So, yes, they will still have to prove negligence by either the employer on not providing a "safe place of work" or by an employee having been negligent in their duties.
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Got it .cheers .cheers .cheers
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stanbutler wrote:Got it .cheers .cheers .cheers
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