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Pastor, Church & Law

written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA

Negligent Conduct

Volume 4 . Chapter 10 . § 10-02.2

The doctrine of respondeat superior imputes an employee's negligence to his or her employer. The term negligence was defined at the beginning of this chapter. Some courts have expanded respondeat superior to make employers liable for an employee's intentional or even criminal misconduct, if the employee was attempting to serve the employer's interests.44

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