Is a Real Estate Broker Liable for the Conduct of Its Independent Contractor Salesperson?
Jamie Paliath, Keller Williams Home Town Realty v. Torri Auer, Case no. 2013-0459
Second District Court of Appeals (Montgomery County)
ISSUE: Is the legal doctrine that holds an employer or principal liable for an employee's or agent's wrongful acts absolute, or is it dependent on whether the wrongful conduct was done within the scope of the employment?