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Vicarious liability and conferred authority strict liability

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Beuermann, CA, Vicarious liability and conferred authority strict liability, Torts Law Journal, 20, (3) pp. 265-274. ISSN 1039-785X (2013) [Letter or Note in Journal]


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Abstract

Strict liability for the wrongdoing of another in tort is a difficult area of the law. There is no convincing justification as to why such liability is imposed. The circumstances in which such liability arises are unclear and there is confusion as to the forms of liability which might be pursued (vicarious liability or strict liability for breach of a non-delegable duty of care).2 In light of such difficulties, the case law has become a mass of unnecessary and obfuscating detail. But it is possible to find a way through the thicket.

Item Details

Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
Author:Beuermann, CA (Ms Christine Beuermann)
ID Code:86871
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2013-10-30
Last Modified:2014-06-05
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