DuPage County Poor Property Security Injury Attorneys
Lawyers Holding Negligent Property Owners Accountable in Lombard, Bloomingdale and St. Charles, Illinois
Each day, countless individuals in Illinois and throughout the country are victimized by assault, robbery, and other crimes on the property of a third party. Though many of these areas have security patrols, they are often inadequate to prevent a crime from occurring. If you or someone close to you has been the victim of an attack due to insufficient security, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
For over 40 years, Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices has provided skilled representation for victims of insufficient security and other forms of premises liability in the Chicago area and throughout Illinois. Our award-winning attorneys have a strong track record of recovering full damages for our clients in such cases. We put this experience to work to provide comprehensive representation that accounts for all known factors and allows us to aggressively advocate for the interests of our clients.
Our lawyers are honest, compassionate, accessible and down to earth. Our clients greatly appreciate our straightforward approach and responsiveness to their needs. We offer free consultations, extended evening and weekend hours, and we take each personal injury case on a contingency basis; so you never have to pay upfront attorney fees to receive the skilled representation you deserve.
Insufficient Security Cases in Illinois
Common public areas where there are security risks include:
- Parking lots;
- Shopping malls;
- Bars, restaurants, and night clubs;
- College campuses;
- Apartment complexes;
- Hotels; and
- Sports stadiums.
Property owners and managers are required to take reasonable measures to make these places safe for guests and patrons. They can be held liable when assaults, injuries and wrongful deaths occur because of insufficient security. Some instances when owners and managers may be guilty of negligent security include:
- Failure to post security guards on the premises;
- Insufficient levels of security given previous threats;
- Broken or malfunctioning security cameras;
- Poor lighting or surveillance in parking lots;
- Poor guest or patron screening procedures;
- Employer security liability due to poor screening and hiring procedures;
- Slow (or no) response to requests for assistance; and
- Broken, malfunctioning or insufficient door and window locks.