26+ Years of Experience as a Negligent Security Attorney Serving Covina & West Covina
When you go out to a bar, restaurant or club the last thing you expect is to be injured, mugged, or assaulted. Unfortunately, patrons of local nightclubs, bars, and restaurants are often injured when these establishments fail to provide adequate security. These types of incidents seem to center around high traffic places like the numerous clubsand restaurants off of the 10 freeway between Sunset Ave. & Barranca.
The Paris Firm Wins $450,000 for Client Injured in Restaurant Fight
We recently represented a young man who suffered severe injuries at the hands of another patron of a local restaurant. As the trial was beginning we reached a settlement in the hallway as the jurors were walking into the courtroom.
We Have the Experience to Represent Those Injured in Bar Fights, Sexual Assault and Due to Aggressive Bouncers
If you have been injured because of lack of security or by a bouncer with a chip on his shoulder, it’s important to speak to a premises liability attorney who understands negligent security cases. Although Covina is about 20 minutes away from The Paris Firm in Chino Hills, our injury team has handled cases from West Covina and all throughout the San Gabriel Valley. After our initial consultation at your place or ours, most of our communication can be done via phone and Email – but we’ll never leave your side.
Attorney Eric Paris of The Paris Firm is experienced in representing people who were injured at clubs, bars, restaurants, concerts, malls and other establishments. Our legal team has won financial compensation for injured clients who were assaulted in bar fights, mugged, or sexually assaulted because the property owners did not provide adequate security.
What Exactly Is Negligent Security?
Negligent security can include many types of incidents:
- Lack of adequate security personnel, resulting in a fight or assault that could’ve been prevented
- Incompetent or inadequately trained security personnel
- Lack of proper lighting
- Lack of security cameras
- Inadequate security patrols
- Failure to protect against foreseeable harm
- Lack of security alarms
- Overzealous & aggressive security guards or bouncers
- Lack of proper locks on windows and doors
Failure to Protect Against Criminal Acts
According to California law, property owners in Covina & West Covina are negligent if they failed to take reasonable steps to secure their property against foreseeable criminal acts by third parties. If there has been a history of assaults, muggings, or bar fights in the establishment or the surrounding area, property owners may be obligated to provide enhanced security. The threat of criminal activity in these cases could be considered foreseeable.
The Paris Firm has a history of achieving great verdicts and settlements for clients in negligent security claims. If you or a member of your family was assaulted, mugged, or otherwise injured in a bar, restaurant, or night club, please call (909) 469-5127 to discuss your case and options.
Negligent Security Claims
If you have been injured in a criminal attack or assault on someone else’s property or at work, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and more from the property or business owner or the entity in control of the property. Property and business owners have a duty to provide adequate protection from criminal attacks. Although you may have a good personal injury case against the person who personally attacked you, your chances of actually collecting the money are much better when you pursue a negligent security lawsuit.
Getting Help for Negligent Security Injuries
An experienced West Covina premises liability attorney can help you prove that there was a duty to prevent or try harder to prevent the assault that caused your injuries. However, you need to act quickly to protect your legal rights and to preserve vital evidence in your case. Please call The Paris Firm at (909) 551-4040 or contact us online and a lawyer from our firm will speak with you about your case.
Do I Need a Covina Negligent Security Lawyer to Assist with my Injury Claim?
If you or a family member has suffered an injury caused by a belligerent bouncer or due to inadequate security, we want to hear from you now. You have the right to obtain the maximum financial compensation for the damages you’ve suffered. Call The Paris Firm today at (909) 551-4040 and schedule a no obligation consultation – serving victims negligent security and overly aggressive bouncers and security officers in West Covina. If there is no recovery there is no fee and there are no up-front out of pocket fees. Our firm advances costs on behalf of our clients.