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What Are Signs of Negligent or Inadequate Security?

A premises liability lawsuit may be possible if a property owner was negligent in providing a safe environment. Property owners may be liable for any damages resulting from an accident or injury that occurred on the property grounds. One common situation that can lead to a premises liability case is the circumstance of having negligent or inadequate security on that property. What Is Negligent or Inadequate Security? Negligent security occurs when a property owner fails to properly guard a person and his or her personal possessions. Commercial property owners do not have to legally guarantee the safety of every person who visits the property, but they are required to appropriately respond to any foreseeable risks or hazards. Negligent security can occur in: Hotels Grocery or retail stores Restaurants Malls Parking garages Apartment complexes How Is Negligent Security Proven? If you were a victim of negligent security, in order to prove…
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