‘My employee had an accident and I am being sued’ – Nthabi answers your legal questions

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An insurance company can sue an employer for a car accident even if they weren’t driving under the principle of vicarious liability, Nthabi says.
An insurance company can sue an employer for a car accident even if they weren’t driving under the principle of vicarious liability, Nthabi says.
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Dear Nthabi

I am a self-employed woman with a small business and I have two drivers in my employment.

One of my employees drove negligently during working hours using the company car. It led to an accident where a third-party’s car was written off.

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