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.
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Number of pages: 202
Weight: 410 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
"...provides a well-organized guide to the basic legal issues facing contract security companies...this timely and accurate book will be a useful addition to any security organization." --Security Management
"What readers will find welcome about this book - even if they aren't facing lawsuits - is that it speaks so plainly about legal matters...Sorrells advises, fixing the consequences of a problem is not the same as eliminating the root cause." --Professional Security Magazine Online