Georgetown Lawyers Who Handle Negligent Security Cases
Our personal injury attorneys know how to build strong cases that get results
In personal injury cases, the concept of premises liability means that owners can be held responsible for injuries that occur on their property. Some of these cases involve violent attacks on people that happened because of negligent security. The personal injury lawyers at Gill, Welsh, and Chamberlain, P.A. help victims recover financial compensation.
Owners of properties have a legal responsibility to take reasonable steps to keep their premises safe for visitors. This applies to bars, restaurants, shopping malls, parking lots, stadiums, hotels and apartment complexes. Security measures can include lighting, guards, attendants, bouncers fencing and cameras. Failing to take security measures puts people at risk.
Decades of experience
Our firm has been fighting for the injured in Georgetown, Sussex County, and throughout Delaware since 1983. We know how being attacked can affect victims. They can be impacted physically, emotionally and financially. Their physical injuries require medical attention. They may be left with emotional trauma. The bills for medical and psychological treatment can be overwhelming.
Victims of an attack caused by negligent security deserve financial compensation. Recovering compensation can be a complicated process. Property owners often deny responsibility and put the blame on the attacker. Insurance companies may question the seriousness of your injuries or deny any liability.
That’s why you need an experienced personal injury lawyer to fight for your rights. Our firm knows the challenges and obstacles that can come up in cases involving negligent security. Our lawyers know how to overcome these difficulties to build strong cases that insurance companies must take seriously.
Our legal team investigates your attack to get the facts. We gather evidence such as police reports, medical records and video footage. We identify and interview witnesses. We consult security experts and other specialists who can help us understand how the attack happened and how it could have been prevented.
Our lawyers also determine the total damages you have suffered as a result of the attack. Then we demand compensation. This includes compensation for current and future medical expenses, any lost wages if you were left unable to work after the attack, and other damages, such as pain and suffering.
We are ready to stand up for your rights
We prepare a strong case and can guide you through the legal process every step of the way. Many times, we are able to negotiate a settlement with the insurance company that meets your needs. If the insurance company won’t agree to negotiate, we’re ready to fight for you all the way to court, if that’s what it takes.
If you were injured in an attack that occurred because of negligent security, we encourage you to get legal advice as soon as possible. Under state law, you have 2 years from the date of the attack to take legal action. Over time, however, evidence can be lost or destroyed, and the memories of witnesses can fade.
Contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers. We can review the details of your attack and go over your legal options for recovering compensation. We can also answer any questions that you have.