Legal Question in Personal Injury in California

I had a personal injury caused by an employee of a restaurant. Are they responsible for medical bills, pain & suffering?

Asked on 5/30/13, 8:02 pm

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2 Answers from Attorneys

Robert F. Cohen Law Office of Robert F. Cohen

If it occurred on the premises or while the employee was engaged in working, then more than likely the restaurant would be responsible.

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Answered on 5/30/13, 8:06 pm

Steven Sweat Steven M. Sweat, APC

This would depend upon a number of factors like the following: (1) Was the employee in the "course and scope" of their employment (e.g. working at the time of the incident); and (2) Was what they did "negligent" (i.e. did they do something unreasonable that caused you injury). You would need to provide more facts to fully analyze these issues.

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Answered on 5/30/13, 8:12 pm

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