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Lobo v. Tamco, (2010) 182 Cal.App.4th 297

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Commuting Employees—Potential Employer Liabilities

Cooley LLP. • May 03, 2010
In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal expanded the potential scope of employer liability for vehicle accidents caused by employees. As a result, employers now need to be concerned that they might be liable for the negligent driving of commuting employees who have used their personal vehicles for work purposes. Thus, even where an employee's use of his or her personal vehicle is not an express condition of the job, an employer might be liable for accidents caused by an employee during his or her commute to and from work if: