Suppose you are the owner of an event planning business You hire independent contractors to do the setup—place

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Suppose you are the owner of an event planning business. You hire independent contractors to do the setup—place

decorations, ensure the food service is as ordered, etc.—at the different events that you organize. One of your independent contractors is stressed one day because you’ve asked him to make some last-minute changes to the seating setup at a corporate conference. On his way to the hotel hosting the event, the independent contractor rams into the back of someone’s car. The driver of the car your independent contractor hit is transported away by ambulance with neck pain. A few weeks later you receive a demand letter from an attorney asking you to pay medical expenses for the driver of the car your independent contractor hit. Do you think you will be liable for these medical expenses? Explain your reasoning

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