Category: Negligent Security



Are You a Victim of Negligent Security?
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Are You a Victim of Negligent Security?

If you have been the victim of a crime, you may have found yourself going through the incident and asking yourself how the crime could have been prevented. Could you have taken a different route? What if you had gone out with another person? Could you have carried better protection?

 

Here’s something you might not have considered: was the property in which the crime was committed properly secured and guarded?

 

For example, a rape in a parking lot might have been prevented if there was proper lighting or a security guard on site.…

Alligators in Your Swimming Pool? It’s No Joke
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Alligators in Your Swimming Pool? It’s No Joke

Among all of the tragedies that Orlando and the state of Florida have faced recently, one of the most heartbreaking involved a 2-year old boy playing at Walt Disney World.

 

Lane Graves, 2, of Nebraska, was playing in the water outside of Disney’s Grand Floridian Spa and Resort when he was quickly snatched by an alligator and dragged into the water. His body was found a day later.

 

It’s not unusual to spot an alligator around the grounds of Walt Disney World.…

Protecting Yourself from Workplace Violence
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Protecting Yourself from Workplace Violence

 

Glance through recent headlines and you’ll quickly realize that workplace violence is a pressing issue.

 

Workplace violence is defined by The National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence as acts of aggression or violence that occur in the workplace or are related to the workplace. Such acts could include assaults, threats, or emotionally abusive behaviors.

 

This type of crime is a serious safety issue in workplaces of all kinds, with some reports estimating that there are an average of two million cases of assault and violent threats made against US workers every year.…

When Might a Property Owner Be Liable for Negligent Security?
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When Might a Property Owner Be Liable for Negligent Security?

When a crime occurs on someone else’s property and you are injured as a result, the obvious response is to hold the person who committed the crime responsible. Hopefully the criminal will be caught and will face penalties for what they have done, but there’s no guarantee that they will be caught—or that they’ll have to pay reparations to you even if they are.

 

In this type of situation, you may need to look at whether or not the crime occurred on a property that was not reasonably secure.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County