loaned servant

Definitions of "loaned servant"
  1. A worker originally hired by one employer, but temporarily directed and governed by a different employer
  2. A legal principle stating that a temporary worker is seen as a worker of the borrowing employer, thereby making the temporary employer responsible for any careless actions or workers' comp claims
How to use "loaned servant" in a sentence
  1. When the contracted electrician was injured at the construction site, according to the loaned servant concept, the construction company was liable for the accident.
  2. Under the loaned servant doctrine, the temporary employer was accountable for workers' compensation when the employee got hurt during his period of employment.
  3. The borrowing company was held responsible for the negligence of a temporary worker under the principle of loaned servant.

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