Are There Any Risks For Employers If They Do Not Do Background Checks On Prospective Employees?

Employers can be at risk if they hire an employee without doing a background check. They can be subject to negligent hiring claims, negligent retention, negligent supervision claims if they hired someone, when if they had done the background check, they would have found out that that particular employee is not qualified to do that job, and would have not … either would not have, or should not have, hired him to do that particular position.