Springfield, OR asked in Personal Injury and Business Law for Oregon

Q: Are single LLC owners personally liable for damages from there employees, managers and or members actions in Oregon?

For 11 months the Property Manager where I. Own my trailer has commited vacarious acts towards my person, my company property and my company income along with many other actions

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Jina Ly Clark
Jina Ly Clark
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Assuming that the LLC is set up properly, you wouldn't be able to go after the owner's personal assets such as their personal home. However, the LLC is responsible for it's employees under the doctrine of Respondeat Superior. The owner of the property is responsible for the manager it hires under the doctrine of Respondeat Superior. If you prevail, most likely a lien can be put on the business property that you are renting. Without understanding the exact relationship of the parties, my advise is not conclusive.

Gregory L Abbott and Brad Holbrook agree with this answer

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