Category Archives: Security Liability
Who’s Liable for Injuries Caused by Criminal Acts at Convenience Stores?
Owners of business establishments have a duty to ensure a safe environment for their customers and visitors, and owners of convenience stores are no exception. If you were injured due to a dangerous condition or during a criminal act at a grocery or convenience store, you could be entitled to compensation if you can… Read More »
How to Prove Negligent Security Measures and Recover Damages from a Property Owner in Florida?
If you were injured due to someone else’s criminal act, suing the person who committed the crime for damages may not be the best option for most victims. This may be true regardless of whether the criminal who caused your injury was found and arrested or not. Another problem that you may encounter when… Read More »
Randy Weber selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List!
Congratulations to Randy Weber of Pita Weber Del Prado for being selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List! Only 5% of lawyers achieve this prestigious recognition. Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional… Read More »
Premises Liability Law in Florida: Can Negligent Security Cause Burglary?
A recent Newsweek report about a burglary in Florida may be amusing to read, but it raises questions about negligent security in premises liability law. If a burglar broke into your home in Florida, can an apartment complex management company and/or the security firm hired by the management company be held responsible for your… Read More »
When Negligent Security Measures Lead to Injury or Death
Generally speaking, every property owner is under a duty to ensure that his/her property is safe from conditions that may cause injury to visitors to the property. This means that a property owner must routinely monitor the property and, if such a condition is found, take the necessary steps to correct the condition and… Read More »
How the Commission of Crime Helps Your Negligence Case
Crimes are an unfortunate reality that touches everyone to some extent, and more unfortunately, victims and bystanders are often caught up in the illegal activity, sustaining serious injury. Certainly, the actual offenders are liable for any harm a third-party may suffer, but other individuals and businesses may also be liable for providing negligent security… Read More »
One Tragic Example of How Negligent Security Practices Can Devastate Lives
Negligent security is not an issue people generally want to consider. Instead, everyone wants to feel safe as they go about their daily lives. Feeling safe generally means believing one is secure at home, work and when visiting stores and businesses as a customer. Many businesses, in an effort to protect employees and the… Read More »
What Qualifies as Negligent Security and Is the Company Legally Responsible for Injuries?
Security is an issue for everyone. No one wants to feel unsafe, but what can a person do if a company provides negligent security? While today’s technology does make it possible to obtain all of life’s necessities from home, few would enjoy living this way, and most people actively seek opportunities to engage with… Read More »
What Is the Responsibility of Property Owners to Provide Adequate Security?
With all of the threats facing the world today, both homegrown and foreign, concerns about the effectiveness and adequacy of security provided by the government and private companies are on the minds of everyone. Feeling secure when out in public and frequenting businesses is crucial to a society’s ability to function freely, and now… Read More »
A Duty to Protect: How Safe Is the Security?
When a person is in their own home, they know what the security features are and can actively check to make sure they functioning properly and determine whether they actually provide additional safety. Outside of the home, however, assuming security measures are even present, it is not necessarily possible to verify their adequacy, which… Read More »