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Unformatted text preview: Banyei Isoh William H. Proctor 10/31/09 Connes v. Molalla Transport System, Inc. Supreme Court of Colorado, 1992 831 P.2d 1316 Facts: An individual by the name of Terry Taylor was hired by Molalla Transport. In hiring Mr. Taylor, the proper protocols were taken. They conducted a personal interview as well as having him complete an extensive employment application. Some of the qualifications that the job required were a current drivers license and a certificate from the medical examiner. They also checked on his previous employments. Mr. Taylor was hired without any issue. A couple of months into his employment he was asked to transport freight from Kansas to Oregon. While on his route he left the highway and passed a hotel where he saw a woman working alone in the lobby. He proceeded to go into the hotel and sexually assault the woman by the name of Grace Connes. Ms. Connes later sues Molalla Transport system for negligently hiring a man that she felt was not fit to work with the public. Molalla Transport moved for a summary judgment. The that she felt was not fit to work with the public....
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