North Carolina Negligent Security Lawyers
Injuries Caused by Inadequate Security
Every day, countless people visit public places, such as a shopping centers, theaters, commercial office buildings, and retail stores. When people visit these public venues, they expect that they will be able to shop or enjoy the premises without substantial risk of harm. In fact, it is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure that their property is adequately secure based on the risk potential in the surrounding environment. A dark parking lot in a shopping center may always have the potential of being dangerous if a criminal is in the neighborhood. Theaters or retail stores in high-crime areas would be expected to have security cameras or even security guards on the premises. If proper precautions are not taken and someone becomes the victim of a crime, he or she may have cause for legal action against the property owner.
If you or someone you know has been a victim of a crime or has been threatened in such a situation, contact a North Carolina negligent security lawyer at Lanier Law Group to discuss the circumstances surrounding your incident. We can review the matter to determine if you have grounds for a premises liability claim.
Incidents Caused by Negligent or Inadequate Security
Negligent and/or inadequate security—whether that means the absence of security guards in a high-crime area or insufficient lighting in a dark parking lot—can lead to a number of different incidents that may result in serious harm, catastrophic injury, and even death.
Some examples of incidents that can result from inadequate security include:
- Physical assaults and/or battery
- Sexual assault
- Property damage
- Assault with a deadly weapon
Note that these and other similar incidents can occur on or near all types of properties—shopping malls, restaurants, bars, public parks, condominiums, apartment complexes, train platforms, subways, concert venues, retail stores, parking lots, government buildings, and more.
What to Do If You Were Harmed Due to Inadequate Security
If you have been the victim of an assault or robbery or have been threatened with physical harm at a public place where you expected to be safe, contact our legal team. Our North Carolina inadequate security lawyers can help you pursue a claim for any damages you may have suffered.
Since this is a complex area of the law, you will need an experienced firm that can thoroughly investigate whether there is a history of incidents that have occurred at the premises where you were victimized. By conducting an exhaustive investigation of the facts, our legal team can pursue all claims you may have a right to, including compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and recovery for any emotional trauma you may have suffered.
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Since 1997, we have been serving clients across the state of North Carolina. Our dedicated and caring staff is committed to working closely with you to better ensure your needs are met. Our goal is to obtain the maximum available compensation for your losses.
If you have been a victim of inadequate security in a public place, contact a North Carolina personal injury attorney at Lanier Law Group to discuss your claim.