Employee DUIs could become your problem.
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One of your employees has a few drinks at a company dinner, runsa red light on the drive home, and hits and seriously injures theoccupants of another car. Is your company responsible? Though thelaws vary by state, the simple answer is yes. And you need to besure your insurance will cover it.
"When the employee is acting in the course and scope of hisor her duties, then the employer is vicariously liable if thatemployee injures someone," says attorney Jon Miller, a partnerwith Berger, Kahn, Shafton, Moss, Figler, Simon & Gladstone inIrvine, California.
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