Personal Injury Attorneys in The Rio Grande Valley

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The Law Office of Raul Guarjado

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Personal Injury Attorneys in The Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg Negligent Security Lawyer

When the negligence of property owners and managers leaves you suffering serious injuries, Edinburg, TX premises liability attorney Raúl Guajardo provides professional legal representation to help you get the compensation you need to recover.

Premises liability involves the duty property owners and their employees have in protecting the safety of visitors, residents, and other invited guests. In addition to preventing accidental injuries from happening, they also have a duty to maintain an adequate level of security to prevent crimes and acts of violence. When they fail to do so, it leaves you vulnerable to serious and potentially life-threatening injuries. The experienced Edinburg, TX premises liability attorney Raúl Guajardo provides the trusted legal guidance and professional representation you need to get compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages you suffer.

The Impact of Negligent Security

While City Rating shows the Hidalgo County crime rate as being lower than in other places throughout Texas, the fact is that the overall number of violent crimes in our area has been steadily increasing each year. Based on past statistics and yearly trends, there are nearly 400 violent crimes projected to occur in Edinburg alone over the course of 2019, with the number of projected property crimes averaging more than 10 times that amount.

Whether you are out visiting a local park, store, or office building or coming home to your apartment or housing development, you have the right to feel safe and protected. Unfortunately, when property owners fail to take the appropriate precautions, serious injuries can occur. Edinburg premises liability attorney Raúl Guajardo protects the rights of people who have been victims of negligent security in cases such as the following:

  • Physical assaults;
  • Rape and other types of sexual assaults;
  • Domestic violence;
  • Kidnappings;
  • Muggings;
  • Gang related attacks;
  • Theft crimes;
  • Arson related fires;
  • Attempted homicide and murder.

We Hold Property Owners Accountable

Under Section 75.002 of the Texas Statutes, property owners have no legal obligation to people who trespass on their property. However, they do have a duty of care to residents, visitors, and invited guests to maintain the safety of the premises. When violent crimes or accidents occur as a result of property owners’ negligence, the Law Office of Raúl Guajardo, P.L.L.C. can help you hold them responsible for the damages you suffer in a premises liability claim. Cases our Edinburg, TX premises liability attorney represents often involve the following:

  • Lack of security features, such as gates and alarm systems;
  • Lack of proper sealing and locks around doors and windows;
  • Failure to provide proper lighting throughout property grounds or stairwells;
  • Failure to take the appropriate actions when known security risks exist.

Our Edinburg Premises Liability Attorney is Here to Help

For victims of negligent security, the resulting damages they suffer can be crippling and may last for many years. Our experienced Edinburg premises liability attorney helps people in these situations get the compensation they need to recover. To find out how we can help you, call or contact the Law Office of Raúl Guajardo, P.L.L.C. online today and request a consultation.