Companies and organizations that employ sexual predators and those willing to commit violent acts may be subject to liability for negligent hiring, retention or supervision. We have sued perpetrators and those responsible for allowing them access to victims and have achieved record-setting results.
Get The Personnel File: But Do It The Right Way- A recent appellate decision out of Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal outlines the procedure to follow when obtaining a personnel file of an alleged perpetrator from his or her employer. In Walker v. Ruot, the plaintiffs in an automobile negligence action alleged negligent entrustment of the vehicle as well as negligent hiring and/or retention… Continue Reading
Court Decision Underscores Importance of Requesting Surveillance Tapes- A recent decision out of the Florida Second District Court of Appeal underscores the importance of requests for surveillance tapes – a piece of evidence that could prove invaluable in a criminal attack case. Continue Reading
Suit Alleges Starwood Hotels Negligently Allowed Sexual Assault to Occur- On Monday attorney Gloria Allred filed suit in a New York federal court alleging that Starwood Hotel’s negligence lead to a sexual assault on a hotel guest in Helsinki, Finland. Her client, a former investment banker, claimed she was sexually assaulted after a hotel desk clerk gave a copy of her room key to a… Continue Reading