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Proving a Negligent Security Claim
Of course, in negligent security cases, the question in Wyoming is always, How do you prove a negligent security case? Well, the way you prove a negligent security case is you have to prove what the owner knew in advance, and that what the owner knows in advance is part of a systematic failure. In other words, did they know or have reason to know that there was a dangerous situation on their property with third parties coming onto the property from outside the property and causing danger, whether it’s a rapist, mugger or robber? Has it happened before? Is it a situation in which the neighborhood is rated by realtors and police department as having a certain amount of crime? What are those crimes? Is the supermarket supposed to know that those kinds of dangers are on the premises? Do they take steps, putting up surveillance cameras that are monitored on a real-time basis so that they can tell when somebody’s in trouble on the property and they can get them help right away? Do they have proper security guards on the premises, if necessary, because of the neighborhood? Do they have people that are watching and walking through the premises, including the parking lot, to make sure people are safe? Have they had notice of a situation where people weren’t safe, and what did they do to remedy that situation so that it didn’t happen again? Those are the kinds of evidence that are needed in these kinds of cases and, of course, that’s the kind of evidence that you put together from the business itself— public records of the police department and the sheriff’s department, whatever it may be, to provide us with the background information to put together a negligent security case. Keep us in mind for that kind of case if it comes up. Our office is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, but we do cases throughout Wyoming.
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Steps to Take After a Negligent Security Injury
Well, if somebody has a negligent security injury, the first thing is to recognize that it is because of negligent security. In other words, if the property owner has not protected the public by having the right safeguards in place such as security cameras and having somebody monitor the security cameras or, if an event has occurred where somebody was robbed at one end of the parking lot, but they did not call the police and ask to get extra protection, that is negligent security.
If a business hasn’t taken those appropriate steps, then you have a case. Negligent security is one of those cases on which you have to have an attorney guiding you to really know if you have a case or not. That’s why we’re here. If you have a case that you think might be a negligent security case, give us a call at our office in Cheyenne.
Choosing a Negligent Security Attorney
In Wyoming, we don’t have very many negligent security cases. That might be because many attorneys are not familiar with it as a cause of action. That also may be because we don’t have a lot of places where these kinds of cases take place, like parking garages. I would say the best way to find a good attorney in a negligent security case is to look at an attorney that’s actually handled these cases on a regular basis. You also want an attorney that handles lots of premises liability cases because they’re connected. A negligent security case involves a situation in which the company (or parking lot, or grocery store etc.) has a reason to know that there’s a dangerous situation caused by some third party that’s coming on the property criminally and causing injury on the property. The property owner should know that it’s likely to occur again, but doesn’t provide proper security for the premises. If that’s the kind of case you have, let us know, because these are the types of cases we are very interested in. Give us a call at our office in Cheyenne.
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