Representing Victims Injured Due To A Lack Of Security
Whether you are at a nightclub, stadium, concert hall or some other venue, the management of the establishment has a responsibility to ensure the safety of their guests. That means that they must make certain that they aren’t over capacity, that the fire exits are accessible, and that the security personnel who they employ perform their jobs in a safe and professional manner.
Oftentimes, however, an overzealous bouncer or security guard will injure a patron during the performance of his or her duties. Or a customer is injured due to inadequate security measures put in place by the management. If you have been injured in an accident that was the result of negligent or non-existent security, personal injury attorney Evan M. Altman would like to hear your case.
A Strong Litigator For Negligent Security Cases
The Atlanta-based Evan M. Altman, Attorney at Law has successfully represented clients who have been injured while visiting a premises where security was either lacking or being conducted in a manner that was likely to result in the injury of its patrons. Negligent security cases in Georgia can include:
- Injuries caused by rough handling/escorting (i.e. bouncers)
- Unlawful detention by security personnel or police
- Injuries occurring due to a lack of security presence
- Crowd control issues
- Failure to post lifeguards at pools
- Misuse of weapons, like Tasers or chemical spray (mace)
There is no hard and fast rule for the types of places that require security. However, any business or establishment that intends to host the public is required to take measures to ensure its safety, just as they must protect their guests from dangerous conditions. Common places where negligent security injuries occur include:
- Sporting events
- Bars and nightclubs
- Public parties
- Campus functions
- Movie theaters
- Retail establishments
- Political events
A Personal Injury Lawyer Who Knows Negligent Security Cases
Whether your accident was caused by security personnel, or the management failed to prevent your injury, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. Let Evan M. Altman review your negligent security claim and determine whether or not you have an actionable case. Because Evan M. Altman, Attorney at Law works on a contingency basis for personal injury cases, you will not pay unless you receive a settlement or jury award. Email the firm’s Atlanta office or call 770-285-7134 today to schedule your free consultation.