Category: Inadequate Security
Experienced SW Florida Accident Attorneys Obtain Justice for College Campus Accident VictimsOctober 4, 2021 | Category: Inadequate Security
Going off to college for the first time is a dream of many SW Florida young adults. It is the time when they experience living away from home, broadening their minds, and making their own decisions. However, accidents do occur on campus for which the college or university may be held liable.
Florida Property Owners May Be Liable for Inadequate SecurityJanuary 11, 2018 | Category: Inadequate Security
In Florida, those who have been intentionally injured by a third-party while on the property of another may not realize that they have the right to sue and obtain compensation. Such compensation may be sought from the property owner who failed to provide adequate security, assuming that certain fundamental elements of the claim have been satisfied.
What Accidents Are Common on College Campuses?November 17, 2017 | Category: Inadequate Security, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall Accidents
Most college campuses take their responsibility for student safety very seriously. Parents sending their students off to these campuses expect that to be the case. However, accidents happen on college campuses.
Can Colleges and Universities Be Liable For Crimes?February 1, 2017 | Category: Inadequate Security, Personal Injury
The expectation parents have when sending their children off to college is that they will be receiving an education in a safe environment. Fort Myers Law Firm believes the reality, however, is that a college is no safer than any other place and in some cases can be dangerous for students.
Inadequate Security and Personal Injury LawsuitsNovember 14, 2016 | Category: Inadequate Security, Personal Injury
According to Florida statistical reports for 2015, every day there were 240 violent crimes. In some of the instances, criminal assaults were the result of negligent or inadequate security by commercial property managers or security firms charged with keeping the area safe for those who enter them.
The Effects of Negligent SecurityFebruary 25, 2016 | Category: Inadequate Security
Parents of a young college student have filed a lawsuit against a company that owns the apartment complex where their daughter lived. Their daughter was shot and killed in her apartment when a gunfight broke out in the unit above where she lived. One of the bullets came down through the ceiling, striking the 19-year-old girl on December 23, 2014. Her parents believe the apartment owners should be held responsible for failing to protect tenants like their daughter from a foreseeable danger that...
Who Is At Fault In A Parking Lot AccidentDecember 7, 2015 | Category: Inadequate Security
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 20 percent of all auto accidents happen in commercial parking lots. Parking lot accidents may most frequently be just property damage, but there are those occasions when injuries and even death occur.
Holding Hotels Accountable for Negligent SecurityOctober 22, 2015 | Category: Inadequate Security
An 83-year-old woman who was a guest at a hotel was victimized by a man who approached her in the hotel bar. The hotel clerk had been warned that the woman was potentially in danger, but may not have done enough to prevent the attack from occurring.
What Responsibility Does A Landowner Have For Keeping You Safe?October 16, 2015 | Category: Inadequate Security
What Responsibility Does A Landowner Have For Keeping You Safe? - When a landowner is negligent in providing a safe environment, and someone is hurt as the result of that negligence, there is the potential for a personal injury case.
A Closer Look at Sports Fan InjuriesOctober 8, 2015 | Category: Inadequate Security
According to a recent Washington Post story, a 60-year-old baseball fan fell to his death recently as frightened spectators watching the game observed helplessly. The man who was killed had held season tickets for 23 years and was watching the game from the upper deck when he reportedly stood up to yell as a Yankee’s player came up to bat. He tumbled 40 feet, landing headfirst onto a walkway in between sections of seating.