Negligent Hiring: Delaware
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- Delaware recognizes a claim for negligent hiring against employers. See Negligent Hiring Claim.
- In order to minimize exposure to negligent hiring claims, employers should thoroughly investigate applicants prior to hire. See Establishing Reasonable Care Through Investigation.
- Employers should retain all documentation regarding hiring decisions. See Documentation.