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This is regarding a tripartite agreement between a Principal, Agent and Third party. The Principal is only liable for the tort (and/or failure) of the Agent if the Principal is undisclosed. The Principal is NOT liable if he had been disclosed prior to the agreement. However, can the Third Party sue a prior disclosed Principal on the grounds that he was negligent in choosing the Agent in the first place? Also, can the prior disclosed Principal be sued because he had significant control over the Agent? Thanks a lot and I would greatly appreciate any case law.
Hi... I recently went to a builders merchants to research a roofing material. The company when I asked if they knew of any good installers gave me the name of one,whom I rang and got him to do the roofing job. Subsequently the roofer was more cowboy than John Wayne and after botching the job(which I am taking him to small claims court for)I went to visit the merchants and told them about the issues. They pretty much said unlucky ...now...p**s off...! Of course I am extremly mad aboutt his and am wondering does any legal resposibility lay at the merchants door for recom