New York City Personal Injury Law Blog
A Victim of Negligent Security? There is a Solution
Residents and visitors of every household or other properties must be provided basic security and safety during their time spent in that property. This basic security includes adequate lighting, working door locks, safe and secure entryways and walkways, secure parking spaces, and surveillance systems & security alarms if required.
Such systems are equipped with the primary purpose of keeping you safe, and makes property owners responsible for the safety of visitors entering their premises.
Injuries that are the result of lack of security, such as insufficient cameras, unsafe conditions or broken door locks, may constitute premises liability. The victims of poor and negligent security in New York City may be eligible for monetary compensation for their losses, pain and suffering, from the property owners or those responsible for the damages. The New York City negligent security attorney can suggest winning legal options in case you are a victim of negligent security on third party’s property.
Causes of Incidents because of Negligent Security
- Negligent hiring of security personnel and staff
- Improper or poor training of security staff
- Poor or inadequate lighting
- Failure to replace broken locks, doors, windows
- Failure to replace malfunctioned security alarm systems
- Poor surveillance systems
- Lack of security cameras
- Lack of security guards
- Poorly strategized placing of security guards around a property
- Unsecure or unsafe entryway to apartments, complexes or other properties
If your injury or loss was a result of negligent security, whether at a night club, apartment, shopping complex, or an office building, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages incurred, through a personal injury/premises liability lawsuit. When property owners or security personnel fail to provide basic security that they are responsible for, they become legally obliged to compensate you and anyone else who suffered for their negligence.
Common Sites of Injuries Due to Negligent Security
Some common examples of locations and properties where negligent security can be the cause of attacks and worrisome situations are:
- Bars and nightclubs
- Shopping malls
- Retail stores and outlets
- Hotels, motels or inns
- Apartment complexes
- Credit unions
A premises liability lawsuit may be necessary, when an injury in New York City is traced back to poor or negligent security. Violent attacks such as shooting, mugging, or other hit-and-run incidents can also be legally compensated for with a premises injury lawsuit, when property owners or security personnel failed to ensure their visitors’ safety.
Legal Help Available
When you have been attacked or injured in someone else’s property as a result of negligent security, you may be eligible to claim monetary cover for the following, depending upon the available evidence:
- Medication expenses for injury
- Hospital charges and treatment costs
- Diminished earning capacity
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
A Law Firm that Delivers
If you or a loved one has been injured due to negligent security, contact a New York City negligent security attorney to make a formidable case. Some of the best lawyers in this field work for Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff (RMFW) and they can be reached right here: 212 697 9280.
RMFW has won millions of dollars for our clients. This is because we work hard we know the law. We can make the law work for you and attack the other side in the best manner. We know how to hit the other side and we know how to find evidence and information that cannot be refuted.
The first consultation is free, it will cost you nothing. We are not paid until you are paid. You are kept informed every step of the way.