Negligent Security – One Size Does Not Fit All

There is no set definition for what can be considered “adequate” or “inadequate.”  A business owner must interpret the risk and take measures to keep their patrons safe. Sometimes it is as simple as adding extra locks, while other times having on-site security guards and video monitoring are required. No matter what, property owners are required to maintain a safe environment for anyone they allow on their property. When considering Negligent Security claims, it is good to keep in mind …

What Is Negligent Security?

Negligent Security law protects the rights of victims who are injured due to violent or criminal acts taking place on someone else’s property. Business owners have a responsibility to make sure that conditions are safe for anyone who might enter his or her establishment or premises. Negligent Security is outlined as follows: There was a dangerous condition on the property or a danger was foreseeable (ie a history of crime on or near the premises). The owner knew or should …