Injuries Caused By the Company’s Negligence
A business owner has a duty to provide a safe place for employees to work and customers to visit.
Since perpetrators of violent crimes are often not caught, victims will occasionally turn to the property owner for compensations for their injuries.
A recent study of premises security liability throughout the United States found that the main targets of these lawsuits were residential apartment building owners and hotel and motel owners.
Predictable Criminal Conduct
A landowner’s duty may arise when the criminal conduct of a third party is the foreseeable result of a landowner’s negligence.
When predictable criminal conduct of a third party is foreseeable or reasonably apparent, the landowner has a duty to prevent injuries to invitees.
If a business is in a high crime area, the landowner may be required to take special safety measures, such as hiring security personnel or installing security systems. failure to do so may result in liability.
Talk to a Personal Injury Attorney About Your Case
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury that seems to have been someone else’s fault, call a personal injury attorney from VanDerGinst Law at 800-797-5391.
The initial consultation is free of charge.
If we agree to handle your injury case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if, and when, there is a money recovery for you.
In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. So please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.
Our team of personal injury lawyers is licensed to practice in Illinois, Iowa, and the federal courts.
We have handled and can handle serious cases all over the country.
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