Posts Tagged ‘negligent security’

Damages in Negligent Security Lawsuits: Part 3

In our third and final installment of our Damages series, we’re going to delve into the subject of damages awarded in cases of negligent security and once again, touch briefly on how this can pertain to a Class of people.

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Who Becomes Liable for Violent Crime in the Wake of Negligent Security?

Who becomes liable if you become the victim of a violent crime? Everywhere we go while out in public, we’re at-risk for crime. No matter how well we protect ourselves, no one is one-hundred-percent safe from becoming the victim of violent crime. There are ways, however, to protect ourselves and our loved ones and reduce that risk. Most notably, when we enter a business to shop or work, we often notice security cameras and posted signage stating that the property is under 24-hour surveillance. The average person won’t have a problem with this, and will continue to do their job or run their errand unbothered.

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Negligent Security: After Injury, How Does a Plaintiff Prove Fault?

Negligent security can happen to anyone, anywhere. None of us are immune to this dangerous mistake business and property owners make, and we can all pay for this carelessness at any given time. When one is hired to do a job, or has reason to be at a residence or business, their safety must be ensured. Accidental shootings, stabbings, and assaults resulting in permanent injury and fatalities are more likely happen when a business owner or landlord fails to secure their property.  These business owners and landlords must put the safety of their customers, employees, and tenants above all else! If they don’t, they’re putting themselves at-risk for becoming liable and ultimately sued.

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Negligent Security: What is it and Who is Responsible?

Negligent security. The term may not be familiar to you, the definition certainly will be. Justia defines “negligent security” as follows: “It is the basis by which an individual injured by a third party tries to hold liable the owner or tenant of the property where a criminal injury is inflicted.”

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