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HB20-1348

Additional Liability Under Respondeat Superior

Concerning additional liability of a defendant who admits liability under respondeat superior.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subjects:
Civil Law
Military & Veterans
Bill Summary

A recent Colorado supreme court case held that in a civil action when an employer admits liability for the tortious actions of its employee, the plaintiff cannot assert additional claims against the employer arising out of the same incident. The bill allows a plaintiff to bring such claims against an employer.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
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Prime Sponsor

Rep. C. Kennedy
Sen. J. Gonzales

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The House of Representatives and Senate will not convene on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28

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