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Property owners in New York are responsible for protecting visitors from harm. That includes any that may occur due to criminal activity or other unlawful behavior. Under premises liability laws, building owners are required to provide adequate security, which may include proper lighting, locks, and security guards. If you have been injured as a result of negligent security, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the property owner to recover compensation for your injuries. Schedule a consultation at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP in New York City to speak with an experienced premises liability attorney. If we represent you, you pay us no fees until we win your case.

Negligent Security Injuries in New York City

When you walk into any New York establishment, there is an assumption that the premises and parking lot are safe. While some circumstances are unforeseeable, when a person gets injured due to inadequate or nonexistent security measures, the property owners may be held liable for those claims. Negligent security leads to crimes against individuals every day in the city. Most negligent security claims involve assaults that occur on the premises of businesses or apartment complexes. They can also occur in bars, hotels, sporting and entertainment venues, shopping malls or plazas, and a variety of public establishments. Negligent security injuries include:
  • Assault
  • Sexual assault
  • Mugging
  • Rape
  • Abduction
  • Kidnapping
  • Stabbing
  • Death
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Property Owners that May Be Held Liable for Negligent Security

Property owners in New York are required to equip their buildings with reasonable safety features, including safe locks and proper lighting. In some cases, surveillance systems or security alarms may be required. When property owners fail to provide reasonable safety features, they may be held accountable for crimes committed on the premises. Owners of the following types of properties may be held liable when negligent security leads to criminal activity and injuries:
  • Apartment buildings
  • Restaurants
  • Retail stores
  • Hotels and motels
  • Nightclubs and bars
  • Malls and shopping centers
  • Banks and credit unions
  • Hospitals

Proving Property Owner Negligence and Liability in New York

Operators and owners of properties have a responsibility to ensure that visitors are not subjected to foreseeable crimes. If muggings, shootings, or other violent activities have taken place in or near the property, the owner has a responsibility to take steps to protect visitors or alert them to the potential danger. A premises liability lawsuit may be warranted if an attack or injury can be attributed to negligent security. Our New York City premises liability lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP work to recover compensation for breaches in security including:
  • Broken door locks or windows
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Lack of security cameras or security guards
  • Negligent hiring of security staff
  • Poorly trained security staff
  • Insecure entry to apartment complexes and other facilities
  • Inadequate parking lot surveillance
  • Failure to warn of recent criminal activity

Top-Rated Injury Law Firm In New York City

At Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP, we are New York City trial lawyers and tough advocates for injured people. We have taken hundreds of injury claims to trial and have recovered $1 billion in settlements and verdicts for our clients. If you been assaulted or otherwise injured because of negligent security on a property, schedule a consultation to discuss your claim. We can tell you if you have a case and what damages you may be eligible to recover. Get in touch with us today by calling at 212-344-1000 to speak with a competent lawyer.  Schedule a free consultation here.
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Aisha Neri
20:29 18 May 23
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17:14 17 May 23
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17:42 12 May 23
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