In case you or your loved one have experienced getting assaulted or anything bad happens to you while you are on specific premises then there must be a breach in security. This must not be taken for granted because it can compromise safety.
It includes people who slip on a wet floor or the ones who fell on the floor. Even though the property owner did not forcefully push you, but did not have the initiative to stop the crime that paved the way for your injury to happen. As a result, the victim may be able to seek compensation.
Having said so, our lawyers at Rawlins Law are all ready to take on cases that are related to security negligence. We have the experience to ensure that the victims will get the maximum amount of compensation possible.
The Meaning of Negligent Security
The negligent security laws mandate landowners to ensure that their properties are safe and secure at all times. Various risks go along with owning a property, such as evil elements entering the premises of your property and even accidents that might happen within the vicinity.
The goal of Rawlins Law is to run after the responsible party for security negligence. So if you are assaulted due to the failure of security measures. For instance, if there is a dangerous scenario going on inside a property, but no action has been done then the property owner might be held responsible for the accident.
Examples of Negligent Security
There are lots of instances wherein security negligence tends to happen. Those are usually what we are seeing the news on television, on websites, on social media, etc. To give you an idea of how security negligence, here are the examples:
- Bad lighting
- Inadequate number of security cameras and alarms
- Defective locks
- No to very few emergency exits
- Lack of trained security guards
Filing a Negligent Security Lawsuit
For a victim to emerge triumphant in a negligent security lawsuit, the following must be proved:
- You have permission to be on the property at that particular time
- The reason for your injury is because of a third-party
- The property owner failed to address the issues even though they already know the issues beforehand
Even if there are still actions done but considered insufficient, the property owners are still liable for negligence for not providing the right ways to prevent security breaches from happening. The victims need to know the steps to take to increase their chances of getting the maximum settlement. Here are the things that you should take note of:
- Move to a safe place
- Get the attention of the authorities
- File a police report
- Seek professional help
- Contact a reliable law firm that deals with such cases as Rawlins Law
The Cost of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
Many people are reluctant to hire a personal injury lawyer because they think it is just a financial burden on their part. The good news is Rawlins Law knows that not all people have the same financial capacity. Having said so, we also offer our services on a contingency basis. It only means that the victim will not have to shell out money immediately.
Every case is different, so it is important to evaluate it very carefully. Our lawyers are fully committed to providing the best legal services to ensure that victims get the justice they deserve.
To get things started, just contact us at 858-529-5872 and know your rights. We will be glad to attend to your concerns as you embark on a legal journey that will test your emotional strength. Our lawyers will help you along the way to ensure you get the right settlement for your case.