While on the way from the office to a client’s business to deliver computer - 11656

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While on the way from the office to a client’s business to deliver computer software, an employee of Acme Data Systems accidentally runs into another car, injuring the driver. Is Acme Data Systems liable to pay the damages of this accident if the driver is found liable?

  1.  No, because driving to the site is an incidental duty that does not arise out of the work.
  2.  No, because the driver is required to have insurance as a condition to drive any vehicle and have a driver’s license.
  3.  Yes, if it is determined that the driver is liable for the accident.
  4.  Yes, but only if it is determined that the accident with the fault of the business, not the driver.
Solution Description

While on the way from the office to a client’s business to deliver computer software, an employee of Acme Data Systems accidentally runs into another car, injuring the driver. Is Acme Data Systems liable to pay the damages of this accident if the driver is found liable?