Report Claims Background Check Could Have Saved City Millions of Dollars

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In a story showing the value of a background check, a report about an investigation on a former Transit Authority of River City (TARC) Executive Director who allegedly behaved as a “sexual predator” claimed there was a “systemic failure of oversight and accountability from the initial hiring …

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Court Affirms $54 Million Lawsuit Verdict Over Negligent Hiring of Trucker

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 24, 2019, an Illinois state appellate court affirmed a jury verdict that awarded damages of more than $54 million in a personal injury lawsuit filed against a trucking company over the negligent hiring and retention of a trucker with a “disturbing” driving record who was …

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