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Typically, businesses will have to ensure the safety of everyone who comes onto their properties, but they focus on physical health such as slip and falls instead of negligent security." } }, { "@type": "Question", "name": "Where can negligent security occur?", "acceptedAnswer": { "@type": "Answer", "text": "Negligent security can occur in almost any situation where a building or another type of property is open to the public. There is a chance of crime no matter where you go that is public, from a business to a private workplace. When a business does not practice proper security in order to protect anyone on its property, there is a chance of an inadequate security claim. Contact James McKiernan Lawyers today if you believe you or your loved ones were hurt due to negligent security. The most common businesses where negligent security occurs include: *Hotels. *Apartment complexes. *Bars. *Parking garages. *Retail properties. *Gas stations. *Restaurants. *Strip clubs. *Convenience stores. *Property management companies. Some of these claims can be more complicated than others, which is why it is important to have a negligent security lawyer on your side to help you understand the details of your case and find out what is possible for you." } }, { "@type": "Question", "name": "How do I know I have a negligent security case in California?", "acceptedAnswer": { "@type": "Answer", "text": "It is tricky to know whether or not you have a negligent security case in California because it requires a bit of investigation. It is important that you consult with a California negligent security lawyer who will help you to go through the details of your case with a fine-tooth comb and investigate your claims. There are a few different factors that your attorney will investigate in order to prove that the property owners of the establishment and that their negligence led to your injuries. Some of these factors include: *How close other crimes occurred. *The types of crimes. *Publicity of other crimes. *Frequency of the crimes. *Similarity to other crimes. *Status of security equipment." } }, { "@type": "Question", "name": "What will my lawyer investigate?", "acceptedAnswer": { "@type": "Answer", "text": "Your lawyer must work with you to prove certain aspects of your claim, and some of these things are easier to prove whereas others will prove more difficult. If you have any questions, contact a California negligent security lawyer at James Mckiernan as soon as possible. Your attorney’s investigation will include the statistics for: *The area. *Social media posts. *Witness interviews. *News reports. *Police reports. *Video or photographic evidence." } }, { "@type": "Question", "name": "Who is liable for negligence?", "acceptedAnswer": { "@type": "Answer", "text":"There are many different parties who can be liable for security negligence, including the business owner, property managers, on-duty managers, and others. Sometimes, the security guard may be liable if they were negligent while doing their job. If you believe that you have been the victim of a negligent business owner, contact a California negligent security lawyer at James Mckiernan as soon as possible. Businesses that are most likely to be liable for negligence include: *Apartment Complexes. *Property Management Companies. *Parking Garages at Businesses. *Retail Properties. *Hotels and Resorts. *Gas stations & Convenience Stores. *Restaurants & Bars. *Night Clubs. There are many other businesses that may be liable for negligence as well. We will evaluate your case and provide the answers you need." } }, { "@type": "Question", "name": "What should I do after being attacked or injured on a commercial property?", "acceptedAnswer": { "@type": "Answer", "text": "If you have been attacked or injured while you were on a commercial property, you need to be prepared for a complicated process moving forward. There are a few different parties who we may need to investigate before we can determine what to do – those parties include a property owner, management company, and security company. There may also be criminal investigations going against the assailant. Call us today to discuss your case (800) 200-4878. If you have been attacked, follow these steps: *Get somewhere safe and assess your injuries. *Seek medical help, even if you think you do not need it; be sure to alert the medical staff that you are a victim of a crime. *Call 911 as soon as possible and file a police report. *Contact a California negligent security lawyer." } }] }

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