Delray Beach Injury Firm
Negligent Security

Delray Beach Negligent Security Attorney

Negligent Security Claims in Florida

Negligent security claims are typically filed by those who have incurred injuries due to a criminal assault or robbery on commercial premises. If you have been assaulted, mugged, attacked, or raped on someone else’s property due to inadequate security, you may be entitled to recover damages.

Our Delray Beach negligent security attorney represents clients who were attacked on numerous different properties, including:

  • Malls
  • Hotels and motels
  • Nightclubs and bars
  • Convenience stores
  • Shopping centers
  • Office buildings
  • Parking lots
  • Schools
  • Public housing
  • Apartment complexes
  • Sports stadiums
  • Parking garages

At Samuel M. Yaffa P.A., we have been successfully handling personal injury cases for over two decades, and we have the knowledge and experience needed to win your case. Join us for a free consultation, during which we can evaluate your case and determine if you have a claim. We can then answer any of your questions and help you develop a strong case for receiving compensation from the negligent property owner.

Call (561) 677-8566 or contact us online to schedule your complimentary consultation.

Comparative Fault Laws in Florida

Negligent security accident claims in Florida fall under comparative negligence laws. This means that an award for compensation will be reduced in accordance with the percentage of the victim’s liability. For example, if the victim is shown to have contributed 40% to their injuries, and their damages total $100,000, they will only be entitled to $60,000 in compensation. It is crucial to work with a skilled lawyer who can prove you were not responsible in any way for your injuries, so that you can recover the maximum amount of compensation.

Proving a Negligent Security Claim

In a negligent security claim, the plaintiff must prove three elements in order to win the case:

  • The property owner had a duty of care to ensure basic security measures were in place
  • The victim’s injuries were both foreseeable and directly caused by the inadequate security
  • The victim suffered damages – whether physical, emotional, or financial in nature

Negligent Security Statute of Limitations

In Florida, an individual must file a negligent security claim within four years of the date of the injury. If the victim died due to inadequate security on another’s property, the decedent’s family can file a wrongful death claim within two years of the date of death. If the deadline is not met, the claim will not be accepted.

Personalized Legal Representation

Proving that a property owner’s negligence led to your attack can be extremely challenging. Samuel M. Yaffa P.A. is experienced in handling these complex cases, and we know how to build a strong case to demonstrate negligent security. Our legal team is fully capable of seeing that all responsible parties are held accountable for their actions and that you receive the compensation you are owed. Samuel M. Yaffa is here to personally walk you step-by-step through your claim from start to finish.

Find out how much your claim could be worth by calling our Delray Beach negligent security attorney at (561) 677-8566 today.

Case Results

  • Auto Accident Confidential

    Secured up to twenty (20) times the policy limits of available coverage to aid the families of the deceased victims and/or the injured survivors.

  • Medical Malpractice Confidential

    Confidential settlement for failure to provide antibiotics to a man admitted with infection.

  • Medical Malpractice Confidential

    Confidential seven-figure settlement for failure to timely treat pediatric patient with an allergic reaction.

  • Nursing Home Negligence Millions

    Recovered millions to compensate the victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.

  • Premises Liability Multimillion

    Achieved a multimillion dollar settlement in the wrongful death/premises liability claim.

  • Trucking Accidents Trucking Catastrophe

    Recovered $2 million for the family of who lost their son due to a trucking accident.

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