Negligent Security Injuries

J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo
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Every year thousands of individuals are seriously injured and even killed due to inadequate security provided by negligent property owners.  Property owners that engage in negligent security practices will cause crimes and assaults to unnecessarily escalate on their properties.  Property owners are required to provide a safe place for their customers, guests, employees, students or tenants.  Those held liable for premises liability claims can include landlords, employers, business owners, universities, government entities and other property owners. 

There is a direct link between negligent security and unsafe conditions which can lead to vicious attacks such as physical assaults, robberies, sexual assaults, rape, molestation, workplace violence and other violent acts. 

Common causes of negligent security can include:

  • Failure repair locks and latches on gates and entrances;
  • Failure to advice potential tenants of dangerous criminal activity;
  • Failure to allow dangerous conditions to exist;
  • Failure to correct poorly lit areas;
  • Failure to hire competent security personnel;
  • Failure to keep criminal activity statistics and logs;
  • Failure to monitor elevators;
  • Failure to monitor hallways;
  • Failure to monitor parking garage;
  • Failure to monitor parking lot and area;
  • Failure to monitor stairwells;
  • Failure to properly monitor their premises;
  • Failure to repair broken doors and gates;
  • Failure to repair broken windows;
  • Failure to repair faulty alarms and security systems;
  • Failure to warn tenants of criminal activity.

Common injuries sustained due to negligent security can include:

  • Amputations
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Arm Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Chest Injuries
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Disfigurement
  • Facial and Body Scarring
  • Fractured Bones
  • Head Injuries
  • Knee Damage
  • Leg Injuries
  • Loss of Hearing
  • Loss of Limbs
  • Loss of Vision
  • Molestation
  • Multiple Fractures
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Paralysis
  • Paraplegia
  • Permanent Disability
  • Psychological
  • Quadriplegia
  • Rape
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

The most common properties negligent security can occur include:

  • Malls
  • Shopping Centers
  • Apartment Complexes
  • Condominiums
  • Universities and College Campuses
  • Hotels and Motels
  • Bars and Nightclubs
  • Restaurants
  • Amusement Parks
  • Professional Office Buildings
  • Rental Properties
  • Vacation Properties
  • Workplace

You can reach Miami Personal Injury Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo directly at [email protected].

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