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Phoenix Negligent Security Lawyer

Assault and rape can cause severe physical and emotional injuries. Even once the physical injuries have healed, victims may suffer emotional trauma for years. It may be necessary to seek professional counseling in Phoenix in order to cope with and overcome such trauma. If you or a loved one has been the victim of assault or sexual assault in Phoenix, it is important to understand that you have rights and seek out a Phoenix negligent security lawyer. Issues such as negligent security or poor lighting that may have created an environment that put you at risk, and ultimately, enabled your attacker to cause you harm.

When you come to our law firm, you will find dedicated Phoenix personal injury attorneys who genuinely care about what has happened and what you continue to go through. We have a unique ability to tell your story in a manner that demonstrates your suffering and how that suffering could have been avoided through the diligence of the property owner.

Knapp & Roberts Represents Negligent Security Injury Claims

Negligent security claims fall under Arizona’s premises liability rules. These rules give injury victims the legal right to hold liable property owners accountable for compensation under ARS Section 33-1551. Liable property owners can include public or private property owners, easement holders, lessees, tenants, managers, or occupants.

The Phoenix negligent security attorney at Knapp & Roberts represents claims involving acts of negligence, including:

  • Faulty locks on windows and doors
  • Poor lighting
  • Inadequate surveillance cameras or alarms
  • Improper emergency exit installation and location
  • Improperly trained security personnel
  • Other acts of negligence

It is reasonable to expect that your visit to another’s property would be safe. That is why the law allows you to obtain compensation for your injuries. Knapp & Roberts will hold liable property owners accountable for negligent acts while allowing you to focus on your physical recovery.

Property owners can be held financially responsible if negligent security contributes to an assault or rape on their property. Our negligent security lawyers can pursue a premises liability action against the property owner in order to help you recover the compensation you deserve for your suffering.

You Deserve Compensation for Negligent Security Injuries

If negligent security caused your or your loved one’s injuries, you could pursue compensation for the losses you suffered. However, insurance companies will use the law to their advantage. Without someone investigating your case independently, you could receive a much lower settlement offer than you deserve.

Awards that the Phoenix negligent security attorneys at Knapp & Roberts has recovered for clients include:

  • Economic damages: State laws provide for this compensation when suffering from objective and quantifiable losses, incluing medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future earning potential, and property damage. You can also recover prescription drug costs, travel to doctors’ appointments, and make accessibility modifications if required.
  • Non-economic damages: These damages compensate you for more subjective types of injury, such as physical pain and psychological suffering, mental anguish, and lost enjoyment of life. Your attorney may ask you to maintain a pain and suffering journal since your account is admissible as evidence.
  • Punitive damages: Punitive damages are not for compensating victims or their families for injuries. Instead, they are an additional punishment for offenders deemed to have committed highly egregious acts. Our legal team will inform you if we believe your case is a good candidate for demanding punitive damages, although a rare occurrence.

Many parties may be responsible for your injuries, including the property owner, management firm, and security company. If you decide to speak with our legal team about your case, our Phoenix negligent security lawyer will analyze the situation and hold liable parties on your behalf.

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Deadlines Apply to Negligent Security Cases in Arizona

Civil deadlines apply to negligent security claims under ARS Section 12-542. This law says you have up to two years to file a lawsuit against the liable party. If you miss this or any other deadline, you no longer possess the right to compensation.

In some situations, negligence occurred on public or civic property. There will be added notification deadlines that also limit your rights. Ensure you speak with the Phoenix negligent security lawyer at Knapp & Roberts as soon as possible to avoid missing your opportunity at legal redress.

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If you have a legal matter you wish to discuss with a Phoenix negligent security attorney at no charge, please contact us by telephone or e-mail, or complete the Do I Have a Case form and one of our attorneys from Knapp & Robert will contact you.

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The personal injury attorneys in Phoenix, Arizona at Knapp & Roberts have the compassion and trial lawyer skills to tell your story to a jury. We will get to know you and your family so that we can help the jury understand what has happened to you and your family and how it has changed your lives. Obtain the compensation necessary for the injuries and losses you have suffered.