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2018 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 10 - Accidents, Arrests, Crimes and Penalties
Part 3 - Penalties and Procedure
§ 55-10-313. Employer's liability for violations by employee driving nonmotor vehicle -- Liability of driver.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 55-10-313 (2018)
(a) The employer of any driver of a nonmotor vehicle who violates § 55-8-178, intentionally or through carelessness, is liable to an action for damages at the suit of anyone who, in person or property, sustains an injury thereby.
(b) The person so offending, as well as that person's employer, shall be liable to a civil action for all damages consequent on the violation.
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