You have noticed that an increase in negligence lawsuits has accured in your industry. The majority of these negligence lawsuits involved employee negligence.
Because employers can be held responsible for the negligent acts of their employees, you decide that you want to conduct a department meeting to review the importance of the following policies and procedures to avoid situations in which the compaqny can be sued for negligance.
400-600 words with references
Prepare a handout detailing the following information that you plan on discussing during the meeting including the following:
1. Identify and dicsuss the 4 elements of negligence.
2. Define respondeant superior and discuss why this is an important legal concept of which employers should be aware.
3. Research cite and summarize a legal case involving respondeant superior.
4. Provide your opinion on whether you believe it is fair to hold employers responsible for the negligent acts of their employees.