Glendale Negligent Security Attorneys
Negligent security is a type of premises liability that refers to when a property is not properly secured. This could mean something as seemly small as an improperly lit parking lot to something blatantly negligent like untrained security guards. These acts of negligence can easily lead to people becoming seriously hurt and traumatized. Depending on what neighborhood in LA County you live in, having proper security measures should be obvious to any resident. If you have been injured due to negligent security, you’re likely feeling alone, angry, and confused as to who can be held accountable for your pain and suffering.
We at Aghabegian & Associates, PC know just how difficult it can be to move on from such trauma. That’s why we are so dedicated to helping victims. We know the process, how to investigate your claim, and what evidence could win you the compensation you need to move on after an assault.
Call us at (818) 507-4311 to discuss your case with a Glendale premises liability attorney.
We all expect a certain level of safety when we’re in a business, parking lot, or even our own apartments. If we don’t feel safe somewhere, we aren’t comfortable. But property owners often fail to provide the expected level of safety, putting everyone on that property at risk. Some common forms of negligent security you can experience include:
- Improperly lit parking lots
- Unlocked gates, windows, and doors
- Untrained guards
- No security cameras or alarms
- Inadequate emergency exits
Any of these cut corners and acts of negligence can lead to injury, property damage, and incredible trauma. There are a lot of risks associated with negligent security, and, unfortunately, you may the price for someone else’s negligence.
Safety and security are fair things to expect when we are on someone else’s property, whether we’re shopping, at a local festival, walking back to our car, or even just relaxing at a friend’s apartment. Unfortunately, when it comes to cases of negligent security, things can get dangerous and out of control incredibly quickly.
Negligent security doesn’t just put you at danger for emotional trauma. It also opens the door to violent assaults, catastrophic injuries, and property damage. You’ll likely also be left with hefty medical bills, damages property that needs to be replaced, and lost wages from time taken off of work to recover.
While the person who hurt you or damages your property may be held accountable and punished through the criminal court system, that doesn’t mean they’re the only ones at fault. If you were injured due to a lack of proper security, then the person who did not provide a safe environment is also to blame and should also be held responsible.
There are property owners who care more about their bottom line than about your safety. They may know that their property doesn’t have working security cameras or that their parking lot isn’t properly lit, but they choose to ignore it because fixing these issues would cost them money. If you or a loved one are hurt, traumatized, or have damaged property because of this blatant negligence, then the criminal who caused the injuries and damage isn’t the only one who is at fault.
The property owner, manager, or landlord who did not take the proper precautions to protect you may also be able to be held liable. However, there are a few factors you need in order to prove negligence and have a successful case.
- You were lawfully on the property, as in not trespassing
- Your injuries occurred on the property from a third party
- The property owner should have been aware of the potential risks
- The property owner then failed to take these risks into consideration and implement proper security
- You would have not suffered your injuries if the proper measures had been taken
Even if the third party who caused you harm is arrested, that doesn’t mean everyone responsible has been held accountable. Don’t let someone get away with negligence when you are still paying the price for their actions. You deserve justice.
The attorneys at Aghabegian & Associates, PC fight tooth and nail to win our clients the compensation they need and deserve. We are passionate about helping those who need us most, which is why we are so dedicated to our clients. If you or a loved one have suffered due to negligent security, you deserve fair compensation for your trauma.
Learn what options are available to you in a negligent security case when you contact our Glendale personal injury attorneys at (818) 507-4311.