§ 7-12-24 Partnership bound by partner's wrongful act.
Where, by any wrongful act or omission of any partner acting in the ordinary course of the business of the partnership or with the authority of his or her copartners, loss or injury is caused to any person, not being a partner in the partnership, or any penalty is incurred, the partnership is liable for the loss, injury, or penalty to the same extent as the partner acting or omitting to act.
(R.P.L. 1957, ch. 74, § 13.)