GOING-AND-COMING RULE

GOING-AND-COMING RULE

going-and-coming rule.

1. The principle that torts committed by an employee while commuting to or from work are generally outside the scope of employment. [Cases: Master and Servant 302.]

2. The principle that denies workers’-compensation benefits to an employee injured while commuting to or from work. [Cases: Workers’ Compensation 719¨C755. C.J.S. Workmen’s Compensation ¡ì¡ì 431¨C432, 435¨C447.]


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