Security Litigation: Best Practices for Managing and Preventing Security-Related Lawsuits
Security Litigation: Best Practices for Managing and Preventing Security-Related Lawsuits provides practical guidance and examples on how to deal with the most difficult legal issues that security executives face every day, also exploring the key issues that occur before, during, and after a lawsuit.
The book demonstrates scenarios that have actually played out in courtrooms, depositions, and contractual negotiations, and provides answers to challenging security litigation questions such as, What does this contractual provision mean if we get sued? Am I in legal trouble if I assign unarmed vs. armed officers and a crime occurs? How do I defend my company without blaming my customer?
Increasingly, issues such as security surveys, contractual indemnification, and even marketing language are at the center of lawsuits concerning security practices. Many organizations face security-related lawsuits on an increasing basis, and this book provides a much needed resource to help security professionals successfully navigate the unique nature of security-related lawsuits.
Accessibly written for those without a law background, the book assists readers through education, awareness, sample contract language, and assessment templates, offering meaningful recommendations and solutions.
- Presents practical guidelines for security professionals involved in the prevention of security-related lawsuits
- Demonstrates how to address real world problems not always found in case law or rules of evidence
- Provides a much needed resource to help security professionals successfully navigate the unique nature of security-related lawsuits
- Offers learning aids such as sample documents and graphs that illustarte common liability issues, along with documents from actual cases
Author Eddie Sorrells
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann, 2015
ISBN 0128019379, 9780128019375
Length 202 pages