Security Litigation: Best Practices For Managing And Preventing Security-related Lawsuits

Paperback | October 20, 2015

byEddie SorrellsEditorEddie Sorrells

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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

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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 tha...

Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PSP, CHS-IV, serves as chief operating officer and general counsel for DSI Security Services located in Dothan, Alabama. DSI is a leading security provider in the Southeast United States with over 3,000 employees in 25 different states.Eddie has over 20 years of security experience and is a frequent speaker on topi...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128019247

ISBN - 13:9780128019245

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Contract Security Triangle (The Company, The Customers, The Plaintiffs)
Chapter 2: Who is the Decider?: Risk Assessments, Industry Standards, and Operating Procedures
Chapter 3: Sign Here Please: Rules of Legal Engagement
Chapter4: You ve Been Served: Are We In this Together?
Chapter 5: The Adventure of Discovery for Contract Security Company
Chapter 6: Trial Survival
Chapter 7: Case Closed: Where Do I Go From Here?
Appendix and Reference Materials