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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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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 topics such as workplace violence, physical security, employment law, workplace investigations, and other security and business topics. During his career Eddie has performed numerous risk assessments for clients, and has consulted on litigation serving as expert for the defense and plaintiff. He has also been the chief legal officer for his company defending numerous lawsuits as both attorney and witness. Through this experience, he has become keenly aware of the issues surrounding litigation involving customers and third parties. Eddie joined DSI as a full time security officer in 1991 while attending college. During the next 20+ years, he would rise up through the ranks and hold virtually every position in the company. From running branch operations, to supervising a single site, he learned the security profession from the ground up. He has since become a leading figure in the private security industry and a sought after speaker on a variety of topics. He holds a BS degree from Troy University and a Juris Doctorate from Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Alabama and the United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama. He holds the CPP (Certified Protection Professional) Board Certification in Security Management, PSP Certification (Physical Security Professional) and is certified in Homeland Security Level IV (CHS-IV). He serves as a board member at large for NASCO (National Association of Security Companies) and is a member of the ASIS International Security Services Council and currently serves as its secretary.

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