Master servant rule

Master servant rule,

Definition of Master servant rule:

  1. Agency law rule of vicarious-liability under which a principal (or an employer) is responsible for the negligent acts of the agent (or employee). The principal is responsible even when the specific acts of the agent were unknown to him or her when they were committed. Its the principals duty to supervise the agents actions and set standards and limits on them. See also duties of agent and principal.

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