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99-0001 Lewis v. Physicians Insurance Co. of Wisconsin

"Similar to respondeat superior, 'captain of the ship' is another theory that allows a party to invoke vicarious liability, but it has never been recognized in Wisconsin and, as the court of appeals acknowledged, has fallen into disfavor in other jurisdictions. Lewis, 2000 WI App 95. Because 'captain of the ship,' which enabled plaintiffs to ...

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