What the Erin Andrews Lawsuit Means for HoteliersPDF
David Samuels was interviewed for the article “What the Erin Andrews lawsuit means for hoteliers,” which was published in Hotel News Now on March 11, 2016. Mr. Samuels commented on a jury’s recent decision to award sportscaster Erin Andrews $55 million in a civil suit against her stalker and the owner and management company of the Nashville hotel in which the man secretly videotaped her. Mr. Samuels emphasizes the importance of hotels maintaining policies, procedures and training with regard to guest privacy. He specifically discusses the critical issue of guest access to house phones, and cautions hotel operators to ensure that guests are not able to freely view the room numbers of other guests on phone screens.