Well-maintained security systems and adequate lighting are only a few examples of safety measures property owners are required to implement to provide a safe environment for customers, visitors, and/or residents. If they neglect to maintain a secure environment and these conditions result in rape or sexual assault, victims can build a premise liability case against the property owner. Sexual assault is a traumatic experience, often resulting in both physical and emotional injuries. Victims can build a case to receive possible compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages resulting from their assault.
Common Locations Involving Assault Cases
While sexual assault and other criminal activity can occur almost anywhere, there are certain types of locations that may be more prone to these cases. Property owners in certain locations should be aware of the possibility of assault and other illegal activities that are more likely to occur on their property. Typical locations may include: