Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary
The case of Priestly v Fowler (1837) established that an employer could not be vicariously liable to his own employees, for the torts of other employees. This principle became known as the doctrine of common employment, and survived until it was abolished by the law reform personal injuries act (1948).
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