International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 5, May 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Legal effects of Employees’ Wrongful Acts under Negligent Hiring Theory
      Kholoud Alharthi
Abstract: This paper discuses the legal effects of the employee’s improper acts. One of the most fundamental impacts is that employers can be held liable for the harmful actions of its employees. The paper illustrates how Employers could be liable under the doctrine of respondeat superior for defamatory statements made by its employees. Also, the paper shows some examples of how employer can be held liable for defamatory statements made by its employees under the theory of negligent retention. Additionally, this paper provides some suggestions of how employers would minimize the risk of liability for the actions of its employees under the negligent hiring theory for the actions of its employees.

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Kholoud Alharthi (2018); Legal effects of Employees’ Wrongful Acts under Negligent Hiring Theory; Int J Sci Res Publ 6(5) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0516.php?rp=P535388
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