loaned servant

noun

Legal Definition of loaned servant

1 : an employee of one employer who is temporarily under the control of another

called also loaned employee

2 : a doctrine under which a loaned servant is considered an employee of the borrowing employer who is thus liable for negligence or workers' compensation

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“Loaned servant.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/loaned%20servant. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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