Victims of violent crime can suffer serious physical injuries and long-term emotional scars. Frequently, those who commit violent offenses have no ability to pay a judgment for the damages they cause. They may be facing incarceration for their criminal offense or simply lack insurance and assets against which a violent crime victim can pursue a claim for compensation.
Sometimes a property owner who should have taken appropriate security precautions to protect visitors from being attacked on their property can be liable for not taking reasonable precautions to protect against foreseeable violent criminal offenses, including assaults, batteries, rapes and similar violent attacks. At Montlick and Associates, Attorneys at Law, we have been representing those injured in Georgia due to inadequate security for over 35 years. Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions about inadequate security cases: