Mr A M Mohamud (in substitution for Mr A Mohamud (deceased)) v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc  UKSC 11
Case Reference UKSC 11
Legal BodyUk Supreme Court (UKSC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDisciplinary and Grievance Issues, Contracts of Employment
The UK Supreme Court has decided a second case this week related to an employer's vicarious liability for the actions of its employees. This case of Mr Mohamud, now deceased, is a harrowing case of a Somali man who pulled up to a petrol station run by Morrison Supermarkets and asked for some documents to be printed off from a USB stick. The Morrison's employee, a Mr Khan, subjected the appellant to a torrent of abuse, followed him to his car, and assaulted him. Could the employer be held liable for the actions of Mr Khan, which were extreme and certainly not part of his duties or job
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