JOINT-AND-SEVERAL LIABILITY

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Terry Honeycutt was a salaried employee at his brother’s store where he oversaw sales and product inventory. United States v. Honeycutt, No. 1:12-cr-00144 at 2 (6th Cir. Mar. 4, 2016). In 2008, Honeycutt noticed that an increasing number of customers...

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Overview

A legal doctrine, most commonly used in tort, that holds an employer or principal legally responsible for the wrongful acts of an employee or agent, if such acts occur within the scope of the employment or agency. Typically when respondeat...