Week 5 Discussion 1 Employer Liability for Negligent Hiring


Read Malorney v. B&L Motor Freight, Inc. 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?


In addition, defend your position by using information from the week’s readings or examples from current events.


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