Negligent Hiring: Alabama
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Randall Scott Hetrick, Adams and Reese, LLP
- Alabama recognizes negligent hiring claims. See Negligent Hiring Claims in Alabama.
- To reduce the risk of a negligent hiring claim, the employer should proactively investigate qualified applicants before hiring. See Best Practices for Hiring New Employees.