At Ashby Thelen Lowry, our Georgia negligent security attorneys know that apartments, hotels, resorts, and other properties can only invite guests to stay on their premises if they take the necessary security measures to keep them safe.

This requires the facility’s property owner to understand and remedy potential dangers and hazardous circumstances that could harm their guests and take all necessary steps to mitigate any future harm.

This may include providing parking in safe, well-lit locations, installing security cameras, guaranteeing emergency assistance, and training their staff on emergency procedures.

When they fail in any of these aspects or countless others, and someone gets hurt, the apartment, hotel, or resort may be liable for the injured party’s damages.

Negligent Security

How Can I Prove Inadequate Security Measures Caused My Injuries?

When guests are lawfully present on the premises of apartments, hotels, resorts, and other properties in Georgia, the owners or operators owe these individuals a duty of care.

Whether you are an employee, vendor, tenant, visitor, or guest, the premises owner or operator must keep the property reasonably secure for your use. Georgia apartments, hotels, and resorts must provide reasonable security to keep guests safe as they enter and leave the facility and surrounding property, including parking areas.

When they do not take this legal responsibility seriously, common incidents that result in harm to those on the premises include, but are not limited to:

  • Criminal Assaults.
  • Employment Sexual Abuse.
  • Injuries Caused by the Lack of Security.
  • Injuries Caused by the Security Personnel.
  • Intruders on the Premises.
  • Sexual Attacks.
  • Shootings.

Next, we must prove that the property owner or operator breached its duty of care.

If the hotel did not provide adequate security for the circumstances, and you were injured during an attack, it breached its duty of care.

When guests, employees, or other visitors are harmed during circumstances that could have been prevented — including lack of security personnel or failing to fix a broken lock on one of the gates — the hotel or resort’s negligence directly results in harm.

When our skilled, negligent security attorneys in Georgia prove these elements are true, the hotel or resort may be liable for your complete damages.

If you have been injured by criminal activity, an assault, or other dangers that could have been prevented during your stay at an apartment, hotel, or resort in Georgia, contact our skilled negligent security lawyers and support team today at (404) 777-7771 to schedule a free consultation, so we can tell your story and ensure your voice is heard by pursuing the best outcome for your unique case.

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