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Doctrine of Respondent Superior

Employers are liable for the acts of their employees while the latter are performing within the scope of their employment duties

Affirmative Acts

Giving incorrect advice or issuing drawings or specifications which result in damage

Failure to act (Errors and Omissions)

Failing to provide necessary advice, or omission of a drawing or specification that results in damage

Causal Connection

To prove negligence, a connection between breach of duty and damage must be shown

Damages

Compensatory Damages (both parties in same position if contract was performed)


Consequential Damages (circumstances)


Liquidated Damages (agreed in contract in event of breach or default)

Injunctions

Orders issued by a judge which prohibit a person from performing a specific activity