Negligent Security Claims
Negligent security is a type of premises liability in which a property owner fails to provide a safe and secure environment for patrons, guests, or residents of their property. Negligent security can happen in a variety of locations, including:
- Apartment complexes
- Sporting event centers
- Parking lots
- Amusement parks
- Swimming pools
Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley area, and the state of New Jersey are highly populated areas. It’s a sad fact that, in areas such as these, crime is an everyday occurrence. Much of this crime could be avoided if proper security measures were in place. The experienced premises liability lawyers in Pennsylvania at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller can you pursue fair compensation when negligent security causes injury for you or a loved one.
Examples of Negligent Security
Adequate safety measures must be based on property type. This may include security systems, cameras, or security patrol. Many areas, such as airports, demand several extensive security measures. Some examples of negligent security include:
- Inadequate lighting
- Malfunctioning security systems
- Poorly maintained security features such as locks
- Improper surveillance
- Security guard negligence
These security failures often lead to violent crimes, such as robbery, abduction, rape, and even murder. In many of these crimes, catastrophic personal injury is possible, in addition to severe emotional trauma.
When a property owner or security company fails to provide you a safe environment and you are injured as a result, you are entitled to seek justice and compensation for all of your damages. When you come to our premises liability lawyers in Philadelphia for a negligent security claim, our personal injury attorneys in Philadelphia will carefully investigate the cause of your injuries and help you secure the financial assistance you need to make a full recovery.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to negligent security in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, please contact Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller today to schedule a free initial consultation with a premises liability lawyer in Philadelphia. Our firm has offices in Philadelphia, West Conshohocken, Allentown, and Marlton.