fellow servant


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fellow servant

noun associate worker, employee, fellow employee, participatory employee, worker
Associated concepts: common service, concurrent negliience, delegation of duty, master and fellow servant, superintending, superior servant, vice principal, workers' compensation
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11) Thus, absent indications to the contrary, the worker would be presumed to have assumed the risks of injury due to the negligence of a fellow servant.
At one of their meetings, an old friend of Grace's, who is a first-class charlatan, contrives to persuade the group that even though Grace may have committed the clime, she was not acting consciously of her own free will because at the time she was possessed by the spirit of a certain Mary Whitney, a fellow servant who had died earlier as the it of a botched abortion.
While this and other articles expressed some sympathy for maidservants denied the privilege of entertaining "followers," most periodical writers advised against allowing female servants to socialize with any working-class male, let alone a fellow servant.
For example, although Hinde's chapter on the 1909 explosion is very good, his discussion of mine safety might have profited from James Whiteside' s fine study, Regulating Danger: The Struggle for Mine Safety in the Rocky Mountain Coal Industry (Lincoln, Nebraska 1990), a book that includes an excellent summary of the common-law concepts--assumption of risk, the fellow servant rule, and contributory negligence--which informed the attitudes of courts and employers to mine safety, prior to the passage of liability acts.
Grace and her fellow servant James McDermott had run away to the United States together and were assumed by the press to be lovers.
58) Martha Pritchard admitted to a fellow servant "I have no fuss if the meals are not ready, one of the family always sets the dining room table.
Understanding among those of us in the military and our fellow servants in the diplomatic corps, our civilian policymakers, and, most importantly, the American people is essential to our ability to effectively provide for the common defense.
Relations between the Earl and Joan soon began to sour after he sacked her daughter Margaret following accusations from fellow servants that she was stealing provisions from the castle and bringing them home to her mother.
John Henry Newman, the renowned 19th-century theologian, described angels as "our fellow servants who watch over us and defend even the most undeserving of us all.
Saturday The Help Sky Movies Premiere 8pm Viola Davis heads up a strong cast in this Oscar-winning drama as a Deep South housemaid who helps journalist Emma Stone tell the stories of her fellow servants working for wealthy white families.
The decision of Lemuel Shaw in the Farwell case, which firmly established the fellow-servant rule, made it clear that the reason why workers could not sue their employers for the negligence of fellow servants was that workers were presumed in law to have assumed the risk of being injured by their co-workers.

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