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Arizona’s High Court Rules Employer Not Liable for Employee Crash During Out of State Travel

An employer is not liable for injuries sustained by a third party involved in an auto accident with a company employee during a work trip, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this week. The high court reasoned that an employer is …

Florida Supreme Court Rejects Vicarious Liability for Car Rental Firms

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that motor vehicle leasing companies in the state cannot be held liable for accidents with their rented vehicles they did not cause. The state’s high court agreed with lower courts that a federal law …