Can employer be held liable for injuries caused by employee after work hours?

Late one evening in May 2013, Brittini Zuppardo was driving home from her boyfriend's house while talking on the phone with Michelle Halkett. Zuppardo is Esquire Deposition Solution's scheduling manager; Halkett is a court reporter for Esquire. Zuppardo's vehicle struck Jessica Ayon, who was crossing the street outside the crosswalk. Ayon suffered significant injuries. The issue in this case was whether Esquire could be held liable for Ayon's injuries.

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