People who own properties have numerous responsibilities related to security. Generally, a property owner’s duty of care is to provide enough security to prevent foreseeable threats of harm. When an injury or death happens because a property lacks necessary security measures, then a victim—who could be you or your loved one—may be able to collect compensation. The team with an Aurora negligent security lawyer can speak with you about your case and advise you on whether seeking compensation for your losses may be worthwhile.
A negligent security case is about ensuring that you or your loved one do not suffer any further harm because of a property owner’s negligence. Call Ben Crump Law, PLLC today at (800) 896-1221 for a free consultation.
Our Lawyers Do Not Request Upfront Payment
The team at Ben Crump Law, PLLC works for a contingency fee. This means that our lawyers do not ask clients for any up-front payment. It also means that clients do not pay anything unless our team wins their case.
This means that our clients’ financial backgrounds do not matter. We choose cases based on who deserves justice, not who can pay us the most for our services. We will provide everything that our clients need to complete their case.
We Will Provide Guidance After an Accident
Victims or their loved ones should act consciously after the event that caused them harm. Those affected by negligent security may not have prior experience with such matters and could be unsure of how to proceed.
By calling the team for a lawyer, victims of negligent security can ensure that they protect their own rights. Just after an accident, a lawyer or their team may:
- Provide step-by-step directions about how to defend one’s rights
- Recommend medical providers
- Help a victim like you or a loved one report their injuries to the proper authorities
- Document the state of the property where negligent security led you or a loved one to suffer harm
- Explain your options for seeking compensation
A lawyer may have familiarity with what it means to be a victim of negligent security. They may know the necessary steps required to seek justice after a negligent security-related accident and can guide you through such steps.
For a free legal consultation with a negligent security lawyer serving Aurora, call 800-896-1221
Different Forms of Negligent Security
Negligent security may be relevant to a broad number of different property types. It may generally be important for properties where:
- The public is invited
- There are a significant number of patrons
- The possibility of crime, including violent crime, is reasonably credible
If something could go wrong and compromise the health of visitors or customers, then a property owner may be negligent if they fail to provide adequate security and an injury occurs. While large, densely-populated venues may be obviously in need of high-security measures, even smaller, less-populated properties need to have security measures in place.
If a property lacked the following security-related measures and you or a loved one were injured or passed away as a result, then the property owner could have been negligent. The premise may have lacked:
- Bright lighting on all areas of the property
- Video cameras
- On-staff security guards
- Functional exit doors with clear directions
Property owners who hire security guards may also be responsible for training those guards and providing any security-related equipment that the guards may need to do their jobs effectively.
Property owners do not always take these steps to protect those who frequent their business, home, or another property type. If you or a loved one were harmed because of a property owner’s security-related failings, then an Aurora negligent security lawyer can represent you.
Call Ben Crump Law, PLLC today to learn how we may be able to serve you or your loved one.
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Violent Crime Requires Security
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) documented 1,203,808 violent crimes in the United States in 2019. This sort of crime puts patrons of businesses and other properties at risk when property owners do not provide security to deter or combat attempted violent crimes.
There are several types of violent crime that property owners must protect their customers, employers, and visitors from. They include the following.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) defines assault as a physical attack or even the threat of attack. Assaults can fall into the category of aggravated assault or simple assault and may include:
- A shooting
- A stabbing
- An attack with a taser
- An attack using one’s arms or legs
- Any other act that threatens or imposes violence
Some assaults may be so serious that they qualify as a higher class of crime. Assaults are one of the potential events that should compel a property owner to take certain security-related measures.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) designates sexual assault as a sexual act that is not consensual, which includes the crime of rape. Some property types may be more susceptible to being the site of these sorts of crimes, but any property owner who fails to protect their visitors may be held responsible for crimes of a sexual nature occurring on their property.
Mass Violence Events
If you or a loved one were harmed during an event when numerous parties were injured or killed, such as a shooting, then the harm you suffered is no less egregious than if you were the only victim. A lawyer will handle your case with the personal care that every victim of negligent security deserves.
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Nobody should be put at risk because a property owner fails to protect them from harm. Failing to install cameras, use alarms, or hire security guards are just some of the ways that a property owner may fail to protect visitors on their premises and could be a reason for you or a loved one to hire an Aurora negligent security lawyer and pursue compensation.
Call Ben Crump Law, PLLC today at (800) 896-1221 for a free consultation. We do not shy away from tough cases, so call us today.