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Security Related Injuries

SECURITY RELATED INJURIES CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE

We protect those injured by the violent acts of others

With so many security lawsuits related to negligent security on the rise, understanding the law affecting these claims, and how to defend against them is our firm’s expertise.

Claims For Negligent Security Are Serious Concerns!

A man walks into a bar—but not just any bar—your bar, restaurant, hotel, or nightclub, and chances are, this person entered the premises to enjoy the hospitality your business has to offer. If by chance this person ultimately acts to intentionally harm or commit a crime against another person while on your premises, you could be liable for these wrongful acts, although your business had no actual involvement in committing the act. Claims for negligent security are real and serious. While many premises liability claims arise from the more traditional scenarios such as slip and falls, where the claimant is seeking damages from the business owner for the business’s alleged wrongdoing, negligent security claims seek damages from business owners for the wrongdoing of an unrelated and often unknown third party.

 

Have you ever been attacked in a concert venue or parking deck?

 

Were you a casualty of a shooting or have you ever lost someone because of the violent act of another? Please allow us to assist you, because we are prepared to make sure victims’ rights are protected by verifying whether higher security measures should have been in place to prevent attack against you.

Businesses must be safe for customers and guests.

Business and property owners are required by Florida law to produce a secure location for customers and guests. Adequate security for properties will vary from case to case. Some examples of negligent security are:

  • No security present when the property owner knows about risks of attacks
  • Prior attacks and no attempt at making the property safer
  • Poor or damaged lighting
  • Unlocked or broken gates or doors
  • Untrained or poorly trained security guards
  • Security guards not making appropriate rounds

 

At The Kurt Thompson Law Group, we understand how upsetting and even painful it can be to suffer a violent assault, especially one that could have been prevented by simple security measures. While money doesn’t make everything better, it can help with bills, lost wages and medical expenses incurred from an attack. Our personal injury lawyers are here to fight for you and your family by protecting your rights. We are available 24/7 including weekends in order to be there when you need us. Contact us today at 1-888-487-8971.