Have you ever been out to a restaurant for a late night dinner and felt unsafe walking in a poorly lit parking lot? Property owners have a duty to provide adequate security to ensure the safety of those who visit their property. When a person gets injured, mugged, or assaulted as a result of negligent security, you have a right to pursue just compensation by filing a premises liability claim. At Saint & Watzke, PLLP, our legal team in Tulsa is prepared to fight on your behalf from start to finish, whether it happens inside or outside of the courtroom.
When you see the words “negligent security” you might think of a lack of guards or other security personnel and, while that is definitely one form of it, negligent security also includes:
Negligent security falls under premises liability law and, as such, the property owner or operator could likely be held accountable for any injuries or harm you sustained on their grounds due to negligent security. Although visitors or residents are expected to use good judgment, it is the owner’s duty to respond appropriately to potential risks of criminal acts on their property.
Failing to provide adequate security increases the risk of crime, even in neighborhoods that are considered safe, which could include:
At Saint & Watzke, PLLP, our Tulsa premises liability attorneys are dedicated to representing injury victims and will fight to hold property owners or managers accountable for the negligent security that resulted in your injuries. Whether you were injured on public or private property, you can count on our experience and knowledge to secure the compensation you deserve.
Get started on your case today and call Saint & Watzke, PLLP today at (918) 721-0998 to schedule your free initial case evaluation!