Vicarious Liability in Healthcare: The Concept and Its Application

3 pages | 780 words

This paper explores the concept of vicarious liability and its application in healthcare. Vicarious liability is a legal concept that holds one party liable for the actions of another, and it can be used to hold healthcare entities liable for the actions of their employees or agents. The paper discusses the history and development of vicarious liability, as well as its application in healthcare, including corporate criminal liability and informed consent.