Is my company liable for my tools if they are stolen? 6 Answers as of May 01, 2014

It is an incorporated company. I work as a technician and furnish my own tools but they are all kept in the company service truck. .

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Strouse Legal Services | James C. Strouse
Yes, the Company should replace them.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Replied: 5/1/2014
No, unless you can prove that their negligence caused the theft, which will be hard to prove.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 4/29/2014
Law Offices of Linda Rose Fessler | Linda Fessler
They can collect from their insurance company.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/28/2014
Fox & Fox, S.C. | Richard F. Rice
It depends on the situation. Contact an attorney.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 4/28/2014
KEYL ADR Services, LLC | Mark D. Keyl
The company would set the policy on whether they would cover that situation. They have no obligation under MS law to cover that, since it would be your responsibility to adequately secure your tools at the end of the day.
Answer Applies to: Mississippi
Replied: 4/28/2014
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    Peters Law, PLLC | Mark T. Peters, Sr.
    You can always ask. I have a sneaking suspicion that your employment agreement requires you to maintain insurance on your tools. If the company doesn't pay, then you can quit and sue for the value of your tools.
    Answer Applies to: Idaho
    Replied: 4/28/2014
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