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Million-Dollar Andrews Verdict Should Put Hotels on Alert

David Samuels
March 9, 2016

David Samuels' article, "Million-Dollar Andrews Verdict Should Put Hotels on Alert," was published in HOTELSMag.com on March 9, 2016.

From the article...

Fox Sports News Host Erin Andrews┬╣ US$55 million award in her civil lawsuit related to the secret recording and distribution of a nude video filmed during her stay at a Marriott hotel is significant for many reasons, but it also sends a warning to hotel owners and operators about potential legal exposure for failing to protect guests┬╣ privacy. The Nashville, Tennessee-based jury found operator Windsor Capital 49% at fault and stalker Michael David Barrett 51% at fault. It also found that Windsor was the agent of owner West End Hotel Partners, and that hotel operators were negligent for failing to protect the privacy of the sportscaster when she was a guest.

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