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VICARIOUS LIABILITY - Liability of employer for acts of employee

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 8:31 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Ivic, from dismissal of her action as against the defendant, United Taxi. The plaintiff attended a party. A friend arranged for a taxi after the plaintiff became intoxicated and felt unwell. The plaintiff alleged the taxi driver sexually assaulted her. The plaintiff sued the driver, the owner of the taxi and the taxi company. The plaintiff alleged the taxi company was vicariously liable for the driver's acts, was negligent, and breached the fiduciary duty it owed to her as a passenger. The...