You shouldn’t have to fear for your safety when you go somewhere. If you need to go to the mall for some shopping or the DMV to get your license renewed, the last thing on your mind is a crime occurring. We know that crime happens, but we depend on property owners and government agencies to keep us safe on their premises.
When they don’t, we could get seriously hurt.
If you are the victim of a crime on someone else’s property, you may need a negligent security attorney in Aventura. You can count on the Dante Law Firm to be by your side.
Property owners have a duty to ensure that everyone who has a right to be on their property is safe when they are there. Any time an establishment is open, there should be adequate security in place.
What does adequate security look like?
We recognize that there are some places, such as government offices, that provide law enforcement to protect the property. When this is the case, they should still fulfill all of the other requirements described.
In 2017, Florida saw a total of 612,374 crimes committed.
Any premises that has inadequate security is vulnerable to both violent crimes and property crimes. Parking lots are one of the main places criminals steal cars from. Last year, the total value of stolen cars in the state was $617,884,540.
Violent crimes can be the most devastating. 2017 in Florida saw:
If you are the victim of one of these crimes, you could be seriously hurt physically and emotionally. Healing from these crimes goes beyond our bodies physically healing. It can take years of counseling to come to grips with what has happened.
Adequate security can make all the difference. It can prevent a property from becoming a safe haven for criminal behavior.
Patrons should be safe when they go somewhere, whether to the bank, the grocery store, or the local courthouse. Those who fail to keep them safe should be held accountable for the damages and injuries caused by their negligence.
We’re sorry you were the victim of a crime in an area where you expected to be safe. When you need an Aventura negligent security attorney, the Dante Law Firm, P.A. will fight by your side. We want to make sure you are fairly compensated for all of your medical expenses and lost income if you miss work. We also know that you may need counseling after an incident like this, so we will make sure you get the money to afford it. You can contact us by clicking here or calling 305-949-2526 for a free consultation.