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  • Vicarious Liability - Going & Coming Rule

    Kornton v. Conrad, Inc., 67 P.3d 316, 317 (2003):

    Generally, the trier of fact determines "whether an employee was acting within the scope of his or her employment" when the tortious act occurred. issues of respondeat superior liability, however, may be resolved as a matter of law when evidence of an employee's status at the time of the incident is undisputed. "The tortious conduct of an employee in transit to or from the place of employment will not expose the employer to liability, unless there is a special errand which requires driving." "This is known as the 'going and coming' rule."

    In National Convenience Stores v. Fantauzzi, an employee was involved in an accident while traveling to one of his employer's stores to obtain shelf measurements on his day off. The employee had broad discretion to work past his normal hours to measure shelving, and the task was to benefit his employer. We held there was sufficient evidence for a jury to conclude the accident occurred during a special errand for the employer.

    This case is distinguishable. Camacho was not performing a service within the scope of his employment for Conrad at the time of the accident, but was merely commuting to a job site from home in his private vehicle. Due to the nature of his work, Camacho reported to different job sites depending on the location of Conrad's projects. He was an hourly employee who received compensation only for actual time worked and did not receive reimbursement for travel expenses. In addition, Conrad did not exercise control over Camacho or receive a benefit by having Camacho transport a company-issued plasterer's trowel to and from his job each workday. Keeping the trowel with him instead of leaving it at a job site was a commonsense practicality due to the transient nature of Camacho's job location.

    Since Camacho was not acting within the scope of his employment, we conclude Conrad is not vicariously liable for Camacho's actions.

    (footnotes and citations omitted).

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