Orange County Negligent Security Lawyers
Florida is now the 8th most violent state in the country according to crime data released by the FBI and compiled by USA Today. As residents, we love our home state, but we must still take every precaution to the ensure our safety and the safety of our families. Similarly, property owners must keep others safe from harm on their property, including from criminal assault or robbery. Failure by a property owner to provide adequate protection against crime on their property or in their establishment is called “security negligence.” If you or a loved one was injured because of security negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation.
A security negligence claim falls under premises liability law, which means you must prove negligence before you can recover damages. Therefore, you should speak with a knowledgeable attorney to discuss your rights.
At Metts Legal, our compassionate and competent Orange County negligent security attorneys have the necessary knowledge to win you the financial compensation you deserve. We know that security negligence isn’t just a random accident. These incidents result from poor decision-making and inattentive care. No one should live in fear of becoming a victim of a crime. If you or a loved one was injured because of negligent security, our seasoned attorneys are prepared to fight for the fair compensation you deserve. Do not wait any longer. Speak with one of our premises liability attorneys today. Set up a free consultation on our website or contact us at (321) 422-0430 to learn more about your rights and legal options.
Why Choose Us?
Surviving a violent crime is one of the most frightening experiences a person can experience. Violent crime injuries can include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, broken bones, psychological distress, and wrongful death. Property owners have an obligation to provide sufficient security measures that will protect others on their premises.
Often the police will catch the culprit and the court will dole out punishment. But that provides little comfort as medical bills and other expenses pile up. However, you don’t have to go into debt because of a careless property owner. At Metts Legal, our goal is justice. We will do the legal legwork for you to find out how your injury could have been prevented. If the property owner is liable, our team can recover damages. Metts Legal is determined to make Orange County safe for the people that live, work, and pass through our community. By taking action, your security negligence claim will help us achieve our goal. Do not let someone else be a victim! Contact our office today at [firm-number].
Cases We Handle
No one in the Orange County area plans on becoming a crime victim. Many of us always lock our doors and take other security precautions inside our private homes to ensure safety. Outside our homes, we expect property owners to take similar steps toward our security. Criminals can exploit lax security in a disturbing number of ways. In some cases, a property owner can be held liable for inadequate security, especially if you were injured. At Metts Legal, our attorneys have experience in handling a variety of security negligence claims. We know that injuries can arise from numerous acts of negligent security, including the following:
- Forced entry
- Defective locks
- Failure to secure doors and windows
- Inadequate lighting
- Inadequate number of security guards
- Negligent security guards
- Negligent hiring
- Failure to alert tenants and/or customers about known dangers in the area
- Failure to inspect the property
- Blocked emergency exits
- Irregular security system maintenance
At Metts Legal, we have no tolerance for property owners who fail to provide adequate security. We are here to help you get the justice you deserve if you’ve been the victim of a crime that could have been prevented by adequate security. Contact us for help today.
The attorneys at Metts Legal are here to help you if you were hurt due to negligent security on the part of a property owner or landlord. You have the right to demand fair and just compensation for what happened to you. Our premises liability attorneys have the experience and resources needed to win compensation on your behalf. Time is of the essence, so don’t wait to contact us to discuss your claim. Call us at (321) 422-0430, or fill out a contact form on our site to schedule a 100% confidential consultation today.