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independent contractor

noun

a worker who provides services to a company but is not an employee or agent of that company

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  • By the latter relationship one is an independent contractor and excluded from the acts.

  • At the outset, we should keep in mind the distinctions between the agent, the servant, and the independent contractor.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
  • In this latter case, the person performing the work is not a servant, but is an independent contractor.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
  • The agent or servant or independent contractor becomes such upon the express or implied request of the principal.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
  • The author is not a servant but an independent contractor, and therefore his work does not ab initio vest in his employer.

  • In the first case, we call the workman a servant; in the second case, he is an independent contractor.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

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