Legal definition of respondeat superior
Employment & Discrimination Legal Terminology

respondeat superior

1
Literal translation: let the master answer

Definition and use: a concept that the master (e.g. employer) is responsible for the actions of his subordinates (e.g. employees).
Source: Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia. website. license
Find a legal term by clicking on the first letter of a legal word or phrase:
Book of the Day in our Store
Share it on TwitterFacebook
The Longshore Textbook, Seventh EditionThe Longshore Textbook, Seventh Edition
by Steven M. Birnbaum, Ralph R. Lorberbaum
  • Price: $129.00
from
View
International Marine Economy: Law and Policy (Center for Oceans Law and Policy)International Marine Economy: Law and Policy (Center for Oceans Law and Policy)
by
  • Price: $183.00
from $196.81
View
Daniel L GrantAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Workers Compensation
Mitchell J BloomAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Litigation, Workers Compensation
Lyle M Clark Jr.Attorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Elder Law, Wills & Probate, Labor & Employment Law, Trusts & Estate Planning, Workers Compensation
News OneA year ago, another former African-American Comcast employee filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the company, Law360.com reported. Wilbert Spencer Jr., who worked in Comcast's customer service centers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, ... more »
NJ.comPLAINFIELD -- The city's fire chief, who is the subject of a lawsuit from his deputy chief alleging racial discrimination, last week filed his own claim of discrimination and a conspiracy to kick him out of the department. Plainfield officials have ... more »
STLtoday.comThe ordinance prohibits any employment or rental advertisement “which expresses directly or indirectly any preference, limitation, specification or discrimination because of reproductive health decisions.” “It's like a page right out of George Orwell's ... more »
It's a free online legal dictionary search engine for definitions of legal terminology and legal words, legal abbreviations, and legal jargon you may meet when reading legal acts, law books, documents, legal forms and other legal content