Negligent Hiring: New Hampshire
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- New Hampshire recognizes claims for negligent hiring. See Elements of a Negligent Hiring Claim.
- In order minimize exposure to negligent hiring claims, employers should screen their applicants. However, before engaging in any preemployment screening, employers should be aware of New Hampshire state requirements. See Minimizing Risks of Negligent Hiring Claims.