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Rental Cars And Personal Injury Lawsuits


Do you know that, in many states, not only is the operator of the at-fault vehicle responsible to anyone injured in an auto accident, but owner of the vehicle is responsible, as well? "Vicarious responsibility" is the term often used, meaning the owner is responsible for the negligence of an operator, when that operation occurs with the permission of the owner.

"Vicarious responsibility" is grounded in terms of "statutory liability," when the law of the state indicates that the owner is responsible, or in "common law liability," when the case law in that state holds that the owner is … Read more at Joni Sledge Online