No. 26447.

377 S.C. 628 (2008)

661 S.E.2d 329

Rose L. JAMES and Leroy T. James, Plaintiffs, v. KELLY TRUCKING COMPANY and Alvino C. Hymes, Defendants.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

Decided March 10, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Dwight Christopher Moore, of Moore Law Firm, of Sumter, John S. Nichols, of Bluestein & Nichols, of Columbia, and S. Randall Hood, of McGowan Hood Felder & Johnson, of Rock Hill, for Plaintiffs.

Kirby D. Shealy III, of Baker Ravenel & Bender, of Columbia, for Defendants.

Chief Justice TOAL:

We accepted two certified questions from the United States District Court arising out of the situation in which a plaintiff, as a result of allegedly tortious actions by an employee, asserts causes of action for vicarious liability and negligent hiring, training, supervision, or entrustment against an employer. The first question asks whether a plaintiff in South Carolina is precluded, as a general matter, from maintaining a cause of action for...

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