A number of recurring legal questions arise: Is injury work related? Is the victim an employee? What is an injury? These duties are analogous to many of the officer`s tasks that we have just examined. In short, a principal has a duty to “not inappropriately interfere in the work [of an agent].” Reformulation (second) of the Agency, section 434. However, the client may compete with the agent, unless the agreement expressly prohibits this. The contracting entity shall be obliged to inform its representative of the risks inherent in bodily injury or property damage inherent in the performance of the tasks entrusted to it by the contractor. .