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Are employers responsible for car accidents caused by their employees?

Are employers responsible for car accidents caused by their employees? | Metnick, Levy & Dyson | Let Us Be Your Solution | 1-(800) MYATTORNEY | | 15300 Jog Road, Suite 103, Delray Beach, Florida 33446 | (561)498-9979 Yes they are. In Florida there's a concept known as vicarious liability, or respondeat superior, which means that the master is responsible for the negligence of his servant. So in an instance where an employee is working, and in the course and scope of their employment with their employer and they get involved in the accident, their employer will be vicariously responsible for that negligence and any damages flowing from the negligence.