CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, AND PROPRIETORS OF COMMON LANDS
294-A:17 Liability of Shareholders and Employees.
I. Any reference to a professional corporation in this section shall include both domestic and foreign professional corporations.
II. Every individual who renders professional services as an employee of a professional corporation shall be liable for any negligent or wrongful act or omission in which he personally participates to the same extent as if he rendered the services as a sole practitioner. An employee of a professional corporation shall not be liable for the conduct of other employees unless he is at fault in appointing, supervising, or cooperating with them.
III. Every professional corporation whose employees perform professional services within the scope of their employment or of their apparent authority to act for the corporation shall be liable to the same extent as its employees.
IV. Except as otherwise provided by law, the personal liability of a shareholder of a professional corporation shall be no greater in any respect than that of a shareholder of a corporation organized under the law of this state applicable to business corporations.
Source. 1981, 236:1, eff. Feb. 1, 1982.