No one leaves their home expecting to be injured, but unfortunately due to negligent security, people in South Florida are often injured – sometimes seriously and sometimes fatally – every day. Individuals who own apartment complexes, shopping malls, parking garages, convenient stores, and other public spaces have a duty to the public to provide a safe, secure environment free from criminal activity. So when someone is robbed, attacked, or injured on someone else’s property, the victims have a right to make a claim against the property owner for the damages sustained.
Contact an attorney who handles security accident lawsuits
Negligent security cases can be complex and require investigation and expert witnesses. Many property owners will claim they have no control over the actions of a third party who is on their property, which is why you need a legal team who handles negligent security cases regularly. We’ll conduct a thorough investigation and work with law enforcement to ensure the liable party is held responsible for the incident.
What do victims need to prove in a negligent security claim?
Victims need to prove that the property owner was negligent, and that is done by proving a variety of factors such as failing to provide security guards, an absence of security cameras, inadequate lighting at the scene of the incident, and no gates or fencing. Negligent security claims can also be made if the security personnel on the property were not properly trained or were negligent in preventing the incident in question.
Common types of negligent/inadequate security cases
The most common types of negligent/inadequate security cases include accidents and/or injuries that occur in:
- Shopping malls
- Parking garages
- Convenience stores
- Apartment complexes
- Bar fights
- Concerts and other public events
- Hotels, including hotel room break-ins
Miami negligent security claims
Each negligent security case is unique, which is why you need a legal team that is well-versed in this area. No one leaves their home in the morning expecting to be seriously harmed or injured, and when an incident occurs, the property owner should be held responsible for damages, including medical expenses and the emotional toll the incident takes on the victim.
If you’ve been injured due to inadequate security measures, please call ERIC MAUSNER LAW, P.A. immediately at 305-800-TORT (8678) for a free consultation. You need an experienced legal team who understands negligent security cases. We are standing by and ready to help and we look forward to hearing from you.