Legal Environment Week 5 Discussion.pdf

Legal Environment Week 5 Discussion.pdf - Read Malorney v...

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Read Malorney v. B&L Motor Freight, Inc . in Section 21.2 of your textbook. Discuss what duty or duties a business has with regard to checking the background of potential employees before hiring. Do you agree that businesses should be liable for injuries resulting from negligent hiring? Why, or why not? Under the theory of negligent hiring the employer is liable based on the argument that they should have known the employee was dangerous or incompetent when hired (Seaquist, 2012). B&L Motor Freight has a duty of care to hire a worker that is competent and suited for the role. The company is aware that the driver has the potential to interact with hitchhikers or even be responsible for the goods his is
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