PRACTICE AREA DETAILS
- Lawyer Jordan P. Schnitzer
- Practice Area Negligent Security
- Location Las Vegas, NV
Negligent security falls under premises liability law. It covers the harms you experience on a property due to the property owner’s failure to properly secure it, including a residential and high-risk establishments. If you have been injured in such an instance, you need a Negligent Security attorney in las vegas to help you with your personal injury claim.
As you can imagine, a few examples of negligent security are a lack of working locks on windows and doors for residential establishments. However, there are some others. A lack of working security cameras, motion sensors, and proper lighting if required, regular security officers, and heavy security for bars, nightclubs, casinos, and shopping centers, which are high-risk establishments, also fall under negligent security. A negligent security lawyer near me can help determine instances of negligent security.
If you have witnessed negligent security as a tenant, guest, or customer, you can experienced serious injury, emotional distress, and other effects, such as:
- Witnessing a crime taking place
- Assault or personal injury to yourself by security
- Assault from violent customers or guests
- Slips and falls
- Animals attacks or bites
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
Because you must have evidence of negligent security for your claim, you should have someone who can gather and document it for you. A negligent security attorney in Las Vegas is the most capable person to do so. They will be with you every step of the way during the claim process and can seek damages on your behalf for lost wages, diminished earning capacity, pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and possibly punitive damages. Plus, he or she is familiar with Nevada’s premises liability law, which assumes a duty of care from property owners and states that the following elements must be present:
- The defendant is the property owner or in control of it.
- The plaintiff was a permissive user.
- A dangerous condition existed.
- The defendant caused, was aware of, or should have been aware of the alleged dangerous conditions; and
- The dangerous condition injured the plaintiff.
The Schnitzer Law Firm has negligent security lawyers in Las Vegas ready to assist you with your case, or simply offer information about our services if you are considering legal representation. We are intimately familiar with city and state law and have won awards due to our successes. Contact us for a free consultation, and we’ll tell you about the negligent security claim process and what we can do to get you your fair compensation.