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Claim against employee dismissed, but plaintiff can still sue employer (access required)

Dismissal with prejudice of claims against an employee on procedural grounds does not bar action against the employer on a theory of respondeat superior, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled on Jan. 12 in its second opinion on a dismissal with prejudice in seven months. Application of the general rule that exoneration of the servant also ...