How a business can be vicariously liable?

How a business can be vicariously liable?

Employers may be held vicariously liable for torts committed by their employees. ... Typically, the employer has a suit filed by a third party for an injury allegedly caused by an employee's negligent act. Employers may also be held vicariously liable for injuries caused by employees' intentional torts.

When can a company be made vicariously liable?

Employers can be held vicariously liable for discrimination and harassment that occurs in the workplace, or in connection with a person's employment, including at: employer-sponsored events, such as seminars, conferences and training workshops.