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  • CA Employer obligation to represent employee

    Under a legal doctrine sometimes referred to as "respondeat superior," an employer is legally responsible for the actions of its employees. What is the law in California requiring an employee to pay for legal representation and defense for it's employees?

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    This would be included in the respondeat superior concept of an employer being liable for its employees' actions, thus defending the employee and employer itself. If the employee is personally liable for the action, the employer may defend or may not.

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