Fellow Servant Rule
Definition - What does Fellow Servant Rule mean?
The fellow servant rule was a common law doctrine that barred injured employees from filing personal injury suits against their employer if the injury was caused solely by a fellow worker's negligence.
Insuranceopedia explains Fellow Servant Rule
Under the fellow servant rule, an employee injured by a co-worker's negligence had to bring a cause of action against that worker, not their employer.
The rule has been supplanted by workers compensation regulations in most parts of the country.
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