Vicarious Liability: Employer’s Liability for Acts of its Employees

I. CONCEPT GENERAL RULE: Whoever committed the act or omission causing damage to another is liable for such damage to the injured person. EXCEPTION: In the doctrine of vicarious liability, another person is made responsible for the acts or omissions of another. The essence is the relationship between the person responsible and the one who … Continue reading Vicarious Liability: Employer’s Liability for Acts of its Employees

Polyfoam-RGC International Corporation and Precilla A. Gramaje vs. Edgardo Concepcion G.R. No. 172349, June 13, 2012

FACTS            : Concepcion was hired by Polyfoam as an all-around factory worker and served as such for almost six years. One day, when Concepcion reported for work, he discovered that his time card was not in the rack and he was later informed by the security guard that he could no longer punch his time … Continue reading Polyfoam-RGC International Corporation and Precilla A. Gramaje vs. Edgardo Concepcion G.R. No. 172349, June 13, 2012