There has been an astronomic increase in employment litigation. The result is that there is almost an apoplectic fear of litigation. Indeed, because the cost of litigation can be so high, sometimes we try to avoid risk at all cost.
But we cannot avoid risk. It is not a question of risk avoidance, but rather risk selection.
In my experience, here are the top three mistakes that are sometimes made in managing risk and can result in buying one risk to avoid another.
- Failure to distinguish between what is illegal and what has legal implications. ...