Negligent security falls under premises liability because a person who owns/controls the property has a duty of care to the people who are on the premises. If an injury to someone on a property could have been prevented then that case may fall under negligent security. 

Types of Claims

Negligent security occurs when:

  1. The owner of a property has a legal obligation to keep people safe
  2. Adequate measures to create safety were not taken
  3. Injury results 

This obligation can apply to:

  • Landlords
  • Commercial business owners
  • Property managers
  • Security mangers
  • Property/homeowners

Types of Cases

Negligent security could occur in:

  • Apartment buildings
  • Garages
  • Retail stores
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
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