This article was last updated on Aug. 17th, 2022 Short answer: Yes. In lawsuits where a security a guard has been negligent, it is often the land or property owner employing the security company, and the security company employing the guard, who are both named as defendants. Typically, such lawsuits are under the legal theory […]
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Most personal injury claims are brought based on negligence. The plaintiff who sues the defendant must prove that the defendant acted negligently by failing to use reasonable care under the circumstances. To have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to prove the four distinct elements with supporting evidence. We will take a […]
If you have been seriously injured in an accident, you may have heard the term ‘negligence.’ To obtain compensation from the person or company who caused your injuries, you will need to show that they acted negligently. Negligence means failure to use reasonable care under the circumstances. There is a difference between criminal and civil […]
If you are planning on filing a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to prove that the defendant acted negligently. The legal theory of negligence is important in personal injury lawsuits. There are several elements you will need to prove to show negligence. A personal injury attorney will gather evidence showing clear and convincing evidence […]
You may not have heard the phrase premises liability, but you are probably familiar with accidents that happened on other people’s property. Slip and fall accidents, dog bite injuries, and swimming pool accidents fall under premises liability law. Property owners have a legal duty to ensure that their property is reasonably safe for their guests […]
If you have been injured in a personal injury accident, such as a car accident or a slip and fall accident, you have the right to pursue compensation. Under Georgia law, a person whose negligence causes another person’s injuries is responsible for paying for costs associated with those injuries. Determining liability is one of the […]
Georgia property and business owners have a legal duty to keep their property reasonably safe. In other words, property owners must protect their residents and customers from dangerous conditions that pose an unreasonable risk of harm. When customers or residents become injured due to dangerous conditions on the owner’s property, the victims can bring a […]
Unfortunately, crime is on the rise and Atlanta. Every year in Atlanta, there are tens of thousands of aggravated assaults, burglaries, and robberies. Atlanta property owners have a legal duty to provide adequate security measures for visitors and shoppers. When property owners engage in negligent security practices, their customers and visitors can become seriously injured. […]
Businesses have a legal duty to keep their premises reasonably safe. When business owners, apartment complexes, resorts, or retail locations fail to use reasonably safe security practices, victims have a right to bring a negligent security lawsuit against them. We will discuss five examples of negligent security lawsuits below.
Police are searching for a suspect after a victim came forward to report a sexual assault that occurred in the stairwell of her apartment complex. A second victim came forward to report a similar type of sexual assault that happened in the same stairwell. During both assaults, the suspect allegedly lured the apartment complex victims […]