This week in Chapter 3 we learned about Torts and Negligence.
Back in 2016 Erin Andrews sued a Tennessee Marriot for negligence for allowing her stalker to book a room next to her and take pictures of her undressing. Take a look at the link below to learn more about this case.
Erin Andrews (Links to an external site.)
The video below explains the legal theory of negligence.
Negligence (Links to an external site.)
Based on the information from the video and your own personal experiences please answer the questions below:
What is Negligence?
Do you think the Tennessee Marriot should be liable for the stalker having access to Erin Andrews?
What steps should the hotel have taken to prevent something like this from occurring?
Erin Andrews sued for $75 million, do you think this is excessive or not enough money?
Do you think hotels should be able to be sued based on the actions of guests? Why or Why not?
This is the link:
1. Erin Andrews