Employer’s Duty of Care
would conclude that a service manger/auto mechanic would also check brakes, tires, etc., during a routine oil change. Therefore, performing these duties would fall within the ordinary course of doing his job, thus Jake’s actions are in scope of his employment.
However, if Jake was at work, but not acting within the scope of his employment, his employer may be exempt from tort liability, and Jake would be unable to receive worker's compensation benefits if he is injured. Acting outside the scope
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