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As the Scope of Employment Expands, So Does Employer Liability

December 22, 2008
Related Topics: Technology and the Law, Internet
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Generally, employers are liable only for the torts of their employees committed within the scope of employment. Unfortunately, the scope-of-employment doctrine has never had clearly defined edges, and now, with the blurring of the line between personal and professional lives, employers are exposed to ever-increasing liability. They may need to rethink their policies on providing employees with mobile devices.
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