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Negligent Security and Premises Liability Law Attorneys in Tampa & Miami

If you have suffered an injury as the result of negligent security or the failure of a property owner to adhere by premises liability laws, you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney right away.

medicalHere in Florida, premises liability refers to a set of laws that hold property owners responsible for certain types of injuries that are suffered by people while they are on the property. Generally speaking, property owners and landlords are required to exercise reasonable care during the construction, management, and maintenance of all grounds and facilities. Providing adequate security against foreseeable crimes such as burglary, robbery, and assault is part of those responsibilities. An owner may be charged with negligent security under premises liability law if a crime occurs against a guest during their time on the property.

Property owners should also perform adequate inspections of their premises to guard against dangerous conditions. Unfortunately, not all property owners and landlords put the safety of their guests above their own profits. Often times, repairs and maintenance are left go, increasing the potential for an accident. And unfortunately, there have been far too many property owners and landlords who have been found to conceal known safety hazards.

The duty of care owed by the property owner or landlord will vary under common law, and it depends on whether or not the person who was injured on the premises was an invitee, a guest or someone who was trespassing. Those who trespass aren't generally entitled to the higher duty and level of care a landlord or property owner owes to their guests and invitees, however, in some jurisdictions it has been found that a property owners can be found responsible to hold a duty of reasonable care to everyone under all circumstances.

When it comes to civil liability, the status of a visitor will often become a relevant factor when a determination is made as to whether or not the injury was foreseeable, and if the owner is negligent. Patrons and customers of a store, or those who have been invited to a property for business purposes would be provided with more protections than someone who was trespassing.

private property, no trespassingAnother factor to consider would be whether or not a trespasser is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In fact, liability may be eradicated completely if this is the case. According to Florida Statute §768.075, immunity is provided for property owners against civil liability neglect for injury or death of anyone who trespasses upon real property while that person is legally intoxicated. The exception would be in cases of "gross negligence" which is far below the standard of care. Another exception may also be made in cases of "intentional misconduct."

The safety of guests and patrons while on the premises falls completely within the responsibilities of the property owner and landlord. In situations where the injuries sustained through negligent security are very serious, or when the crimes against those patrons were very serious, long term consequences such as post-traumatic stress disorder, physical disability, disfigurement and death can and have occurred.

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Fernandez Law Group is a law firm representing the Tampa and Miami metro areas of Florida in all matters concerning Personal Injury Law. Consultations are free, and there are no fees unless a case is successfully settled or litigated.

Don't delay - if you suspect you are a victim of negligent security or premises liability, consult a personal injury attorney immediately!

If you, a friend or a loved one have suffered a bodily injury or have lost a a loved one due to the negligence of a property owner or landlord, then you may be able to recover financial compensation for any losses sustained. Medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost time from work and funeral expenses are just a few of the types of losses you may be entitled to recover.

Here at Fernandez Law Group, our attorneys work aggressively while litigating cases of negligent security and premises liability in order to prove that the owner should have been aware of the danger but failed to act. We study any pertinent records and information relating to the case, including crime statistics, witness statements, examining photographs, event history, maintenance and safety logs and more in order to determine whether or not the incident was foreseeable and what other factors may have been ignored or led to the incident occurring. Our attorneys work diligently with our clients in order to gather enough sufficient evidence to file a legitimate claim.

At Fernandez Law Group, you are choosing a Tampa personal injury lawyer with an in-depth understanding of exactly how to get you the compensation you deserve. If you have experienced loss due to a serious Florida injury, contact Fernandez Law Group to speak with a knowledgeable Tampa personal injury attorney today.

Why should I choose Fernandez Law Group to handle my case for negligent security and premises liability?

We put not one, but multiple attorneys on your case in order to give it the extra attention it deserves. Not only that, but we're also fewer than 10% of Florida attorneys who are also authorized to practice in federal courts. Let us put our experiences and resources to work for you today, and you can expect to get the results you deserve.

Our attorneys are very experienced and fully prepared to litigate aggressively on your behalf.

There are no costs or fees unless we obtain a settlement for you.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, do not try to handle a claim on your own or risk using an inexperienced lawyer. Not all negligent security and premises liability attorneys have our commitment to achieving full justice for their clients, nor do they have our trial experience and proven skills. Negligent security and premises liability actions are extremely complex. Attorneys handling these claims must have a comprehensive knowledge of the numerous Florida Statutes governing premises liability claims and an understanding of the negligence and safety issues involved in each claim.

Negligent security and premises liability attorneys are everywhere, but when you come to Fernandez Law Group you can count on our team to work extremely hard to provide you with exceptional representation. We take pride in doing what it takes to earn the proper compensation our clients deserve, no matter how hard the fight.

Walking out of courtOur personal injury attorneys go the extra mile:

Going the extra mile for our clients is an easy choice as we accept only serious, legitimate cases. Clients can have confidence in our experience and commitment to go far as necessary to make a substantial and meaningful difference in the lives of injured citizens.

Our clients have the right to decide if and when to settle a case or to proceed to trial. We meet with our clients individually to discuss their options and how to proceed in their best interest. Some insurance companies routinely refuse to make a reasonable offer to any lawyer, leaving no other option but to proceed to trial. It is important to have an experienced trial attorney who is able to provide competent representation in court to obtain a favorable verdict. Our firm has more than 40 years of combined legal experience.

Our negligent security and premises liability attorneys and dedicated support staff will focus on your needs while providing superior, effective, and vigorous representation of your interests. We are paid for our legal services only if we obtain a recovery on your behalf, and we will come to your home or to the hospital for your convenience.

We look forward to hearing from you and would be honored to assist and serve you.

Call us today at 813-489-3222 or submit your info online for a FREE consultation and case evaluation.

Fernandez Law Group will provide a detailed evaluation of your claim. There is no obligation. And there are absolutely no fees at all until we win your case!


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