Inadequate security is a specific kind of premises liability, in which an owner or operator of a business or property may be held legally accountable for harm that befalls anyone who engages in his business or enters his property.
These injuries may occur in places like motels, bars, clubs, restaurants, grocery stores, shopping malls, schools, parking facilities, medical centers, nursing homes, daycare centers, elevators, stairways, theme parks, and airports.
Crimes That May Arise from Inadequate Security
When property owners or operators provide inadequate security, they are placing employees, customers, and visitors at risk. Inadequate security may lead to injury or death because unsuspecting and defenseless people become accessible to people with criminal intentions such as:
Whose Duty is It to Provide Adequate Security?
Property and business owners have a duty to protect their employees, customers and visitors from criminal elements with an adequate number of security enforcers, sufficient lighting, fully functioning locks, barriers, surveillance cameras, alarms and other mandatory safety features. When a property or business owner fails to maintain a secure environment, they could be held accountable under New York law for the crimes that are perpetrated on their property.
Get help from a New York Inadequate Security Lawyer.
If you have sustained damages because of the inadequate security of a New York property or business, you need a hardworking New York inadequate security lawyer to help you obtain compensation for those damages.
There are many New York inadequate security law firms that offer free initial consultation so having no money is not an excuse to remain ignorant about your legal rights and options.