Medical Malpractice Law: Apparent Agency Not A Viable Ground In Tort Cases

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


The Connecticut Appellate Court issued a significant decision last year in L&V Contractors LLC v. Heritage Warranty Insurance Risk Retention Group Inc., 136 Conn. App. 662 (2012), wherein it concluded that "the doctrine of apparent authority cannot be used to hold a principal liable for the tortious actions of its alleged agent."

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