Vicarious Liability - WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v. Various Claimants

 

In today’s video, we are going to talk about vicarious liability and look at the case study of WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v. Various Claimants [2020]. 

The decision of the Supreme Court in this case is a very important one. 
The decision builds on previous case law to provide further guidance as to what should be considered within the ordinary course of employment. It ensures businesses will not be liable for acts of their employees that are wholly outside their authorized remit.

Links mentioned in this video: 
>> Vocabulary List
>> Judgment
>> Press summary (a great resource to enhance your understanding of the case)

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