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What is a Florida Negligent Security Accident?

Why are business owners who fail to take precaution legally responsible for injuries on their property? Shaked Law Firm explains Negligent Security.

What is a Negligent Security accident? By that name, these accidents may not be familiar. However, the definition of inadequate security could be. Justia defines an act of “Negligent Security” as follows: “It is the basis by which an individual injured by a third party tries to hold liable the owner or tenant of the property where a criminal injury is inflicted.” First, this definition means victims of violent crime on someone else’s property must prove security measures on the property were ineffective in protecting them from harm. Second, if the burden of proof shows neglect on the part of the...

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Why Are Negligent Security Accidents Still on the Rise?

Floridians have come to expect businesses are taking necessary security measures. Shaked Law Firm explains Negligent Security, in-depth!

Negligent security accidents can be avoided! When we shop, work, or travel, we may not realize a property is under 24-hour surveillance. This discreet security measure isn't for us to see. And yet, we require the assurance it's there to protect us. As residents of some of the busiest cities in the United States, Floridians have come to expect businesses are taking necessary security measures. What happens after a negligent security accident? However, there are times when crime does occur and a person may sustain serious injuries in a shooting, or worse, they could lose their life. Who becomes liable when visitors to...

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What Are Negligent Security Accidents With Injuries?

What Are Negligent Security Accidents With Injuries?

Negligent security accidents can happen to anyone. No one is immune to the dangerous mistake businesses are liable for. It's important that businesses ensure the health and safety of employees. When an employee travels to a location to perform their duties, they must be aware of the area's crime rate. Accidental shootings, stab wounds, and assaults happen when one cannot properly protect themselves. These are instances in which an employee is not aware of the crime occurring at the location they're performing their job. Business owners must put the safety of customers and employees first. It may cost more, but in...

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