When we enter a business to shop, or arrive at a property for a work assignment, one of the first things of note is the presence security cameras and posted signage stating that a business or property is under 24-hour surveillance. As residents of some of the busiest cities in the United States, South Floridians have come to expect that property owners and businesses are taking the most effective measures to protect customers and employees from coming to harm as we work, shop, dine, and relax.
There are times, however, when crime does occur and a person becomes severely injured in a shooting, or worse, their life is lost? Who is liable when a visitor to a property or business becomes the victim of a violent crime? How can proprietors of a business make every effort to deter these events from occurring? The Law Resource Blog has those answers.