CASUAL EMPLOYEE - Black's Law Dictionary

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Though courts have refrained from defining "casual employee" as such term is used in the Workmen's Compensation Act, the test in the particular case is whether service rendered or work done, rather than contract of hiring, is of casual nature; infrequency of employment or its duration being immaterial. Hygeia Ice & Coal Co. v. Schaeffer, 152 Md. 231, 136 A. 548, 551.

As regards whether an employee is a "casual" employee, the word "casual" means something happening without design and unexpectedly. Ward v. Ocean Forest Club, 188 S.C. 233, 198 S.E. 385.

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