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The Downs Law Group in Coconut Grove, Florida, ably represents those who have suffered injury due to negligent security. Violation of Florida’s negligent security laws, which are an aspect of premises liability, occurs when property owners do not provide for the security and safety of visitors, customers, clients, and guests. If a property owner is in violation of the law and you suffer injury, then the owners liable for such injury.


Negligent security cases, which may result from inadequate lighting, lack of video monitoring, improperly functioning locks or security systems, or inadequate use of security personnel, are often connected to criminal cases. Criminal activities such as mugging, rape, criminal assault, and other crimes involving violence are usually connected to claims of negligent security. In such cases, the victim may be able to recover damages incurred as a result of such crimes, which occurred due to a lack of proper security precautions and services.


To determine if you have a negligent security case, your best course of action is to make an appointment with an attorney who has experience, knowledge and success in this area of the premises liability. The purpose of this initial meeting is to discuss your claim with a qualified legal representative, such as a negligent security attorney at the Downs Law Group, and to decide if further action should be taken.

If your lawyer determines that you do have a negligent security claim, then he/she will work to ensure that you receive every benefit of the law. Your attorney will endeavor to collect all evidence, to make sure a proper investigation ensues, and to develop a solid legal strategy. They will represent you throughout the entire process, endeavoring to secure a fair and equitable pretrial settlement or, if your case does go to trial, a just jury award.


There are numerous situations that can lead to someone bringing a negligent security lawsuit in civil court. A majority of such cases involves violent assaults and robberies, with such incidents often occurring in office buildings, shopping malls, parking garages, and hotels and motels. Other sites for such crimes include ATMs, condominiums, bars, restaurants, and schools.

The effects of such may include physical injury, loss of property, mental anguish and distress, and, in some cases, death. A victim may, due to their injuries, be precluded from working, enjoying physical activities, and being able to participate the lifestyle they previously enjoyed. Claimants may recover a range of damages related to the injuries they have received.


Negligent security claims call for a Miami premises liability attorney who is experienced in such cases. In Florida, the Downs Law Group offers clients representation by attorneys and the services of others who know and understand this specific aspect of premises law. Our success in such cases, and our understanding of how to secure proper documentation of evidence, develop and coordinate all information, and strategize your claim in the most effective manner is well known. Our seasoned attorneys will present your case in a manner that will offer you the best opportunity to receive the compensation that you deserve for the injuries and damages that you have suffered due to negligent security.


If you feel as if you have been the victim of negligent security, you may contact the Downs Law Group in Coconut Grove, Florida, by filling out the short contact form on this page to your right or by calling us at (305) 444-8226. We will discuss your claim, evaluate all information, and help you determine the best course of action. The Downs Law Group is dedicated to ensuring that each of our clients with a negligent security claim receives proper consideration in terms of pursuing their lawsuit and is afforded the full benefit of the law.

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