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Vicarious liability for employee's assault on customer - Mohamud v Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc [SupCrt EW] 02.03.16 (Unreported)

Vicarious liability – Assault by sales assistant on customer – Whether employer vicariously liable - Close connection test. HELD claimant's appeal allowed. The Respondent was vicariously liable for the actions of its employee in attacking the Claimant

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Category: Negligence » Vicarious liability. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation.
Source: [2016] UKSC 11; Times 14.03.16.

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