Negligent Security

The basic concept in a negligent security lawsuit is that a private or public property owner has a legal duty to make sure the property does not present an undue danger to the physical well-being of people who come onto the property for business or social purposes.

This duty includes the duty to provide a secure environment for customers, patrons and tenants.

If an assault occurs on private property, and if poor security conditions made it possible for the assault to occur, then it may be possible to bring a private civil lawsuit against the property owner for negligent security.

Examples of poor security conditions include lack of security lighting, the location of a business establishment in a known high-crime area without sufficient security measures, or a lack of security personnel or security cameras in an area known to have a high crime rate.

An Experienced Law Firm for Negligent Security Lawsuits

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, the law firm of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., has handled a wide range of negligent security claims against apartment buildings, shopping centers, restaurants and bars. In each of these cases, the issue is whether the property owner was partially responsible for an assault against a customer or a tenant due to the lack of reasonable security measures.

Negligent security cases are a type of premises liability lawsuit involving very specific legal issues. If you believe you have a claim of negligent security, it is important to obtain a legal consultation from attorneys with experience handling these types of cases.

Our attorneys have handled negligent security cases on behalf of clients such as:

  • A sexual assault against a college student in an apartment complex
  • A mugging of an elderly woman in a shopping center

Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., recently resolved a negligent security lawsuit on behalf of a female college student who was sexually assaulted at her apartment complex. The claim was settled before trial for $425,000. More information about our recent settlements and verdicts is available on the Cases & Verdicts page of this Web site.

Contingency Fees ∙ Free Consultations

At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., we handle all negligent security cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless and until you receive a settlement or a jury award.

To schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers, contact Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., today. Call 866-689-1248 or send us an e-mail .

Disclaimer: Past performance cannot guarantee future results. Any reference to these cases should not be considered as any sort of guarantee. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.