Negligent Hiring Verdicts Enormous Here are examples of recent cases involving workplace violence and negligent hiring. - A 16 year old female restaurant employee was raped by a her assistant manager - who had a history of sexual abuse. Judgement $6.5 million. - A hospital worker was murdered by an employee with two previous convictions for assault. Award $1.9 million. - An engineer was injured by a parking attendant with a history of violence. Award: $864,000.00. Workplace Violence Briefings