Premises Liability

Premises Liability and Stabbings: When a Property Owner Is Liable

Unfortunately, innocent people are attacked every day in violent assaults. Many of these assaults occur on someone else’s property, such as a bar, parking lot, shopping center, or school campus. While the perpetrator of the crime is certainly criminally responsible, the property owner may share legal liability if they failed in their duty to provide a safe, secure environment for customers, guests, and visitors. If you have been the victim of a stabbing on someone else’s property in Florida, you may have a premises liability or inadequate security claim against the property owner or property manager. This can be true even