Negligent Hiring: Virginia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- Virginia recognizes negligent hiring claims. See Negligent Hiring Claims in Virginia.
- Employers should exercise reasonable care in selecting employees in order to minimize exposure to negligent hiring claims. See Exercise Reasonable Care Through Investigation.
- Employers should document each part of the interview process and retain such documents. See Documentation and Record Retention.