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Employer Liability and the Case for Comprehensive Cell Phone Policies 

03-26-2015 07:10 AM

An employer may be held legally accountable for negligent employee actions if the employee was acting within the scope of his or her employment at the time of a crash. The key phrase “acting within the scope of his or her employment” can and has been defined broadly in cases of crashes involving cell phones. Implementing enforced total ban policies can help protect employees from crashes and injury, as well as help protect employers from liability.

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