Negligent Hiring: Wyoming
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Vonde Smith, Law Offices of Vonde M. Smith, PC
- Wyoming recognizes a claim for negligent hiring against employers. See Elements of a Negligent Hiring Claim.
- Negligent hiring claims only apply to acts performed outside the scope of employment. See Elements of a Negligent Hiring Claim > The Scope of Employment.
- In order to avoid negligent hiring claims, employers should conduct a background check on prospective hires.See Background Checks.