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Farmington Negligent Security Lawyers 

Seeking Compensation for Victims Harmed by Negligent Security

No one deserves to suffer an injury due to another’s negligence. In New Mexico, property owners have a legal duty to provide a safe environment for visitors and patrons. When they fail to fulfill this duty, victims may be eligible to seek compensation by holding property owners liable for their injuries.

While it can be reassuring to see security measures taken in third-party facilities, such as gated parking garages or security guards in public buildings, our safety is never guaranteed. If you were harmed by negligent security on third-party premises in Farmington or the surrounding area, our experienced negligent security attorneys can help you pursue justice by seeking maximum compensation on your behalf.   

If you were assaulted or harmed on someone else’s property, contact us online to discuss your case with a skilled lawyer. 

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Explore How We Have Helped Our Clients
  • $73.21 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega legal team secured a $73.21 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was catastrophically injured due to the negligence of their doctor and medical team.

  • Record-Setting $72 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega team obtained a $72 Million verdict in a birth injury case when an OB/ GYN failed to properly monitor the mom during pregnancy.

  • $16 Million Truck Accident

    Buckingham & Vega obtained a $16 million settlement in a truck accident case. The truck driver was speeding and inattentive (texting) and crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stopped at a stoplight.

  • $14 Million Dram Shop Liability

    Our team obtained a $14 million dram shop verdict on behalf of a client who was injured due to negligence.

  • 13 Million Work Injury

    Buckingham & Vega represented an oilfield worker who was killed when their company failed to properly train its employees on how to safely move waste bins. Our client was killed when he became trapped between two bins.

  • 13 Million Truck Accident

    Our team secured a 13 million settlement in a truck accident case. An eighteen-wheeler made an unsafe turn in front of a car driven by a grandmother and her family. The grandmother was killed and the family suffered severe injuries.

What Constitutes Negligent Security?

In personal injury law,  “negligent security” is a type of premises liability claim that involves an individual being injured on third-party premises due to inadequate security measures. It occurs when a property owner fails to take reasonable precautions to prevent foreseeable harm caused by criminal activities or other dangerous incidents on their premises. 

Negligent security extends to various property types, such as:

  • Hotels/motels
  • Parks and zoos
  • Apartment complexes
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Parking garages and parking lots
  • Schools and college campuses 
  • Malls and shopping centers
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Public transit, such as bus stations and airports 

Under New Mexico law, negligent security is typically determined by the failure to uphold a certain standard of care that property owners are obligated to provide. Common factors that may contribute to negligent security include: 

  • Neglecting to monitor or control access to the property
  • Inadequate or faulty security systems, including CCTVs, alarms, and locks
  • Absence or lack of security personnel where required
  • Insufficient lighting in parking lots and other potentially hazardous areas
  • Failure to respond to known security risks, such as previous crimes or dangers within the area

When adequate security criteria aren't met, it can open the door to danger, including harm to visitors or patrons. If you’re a victim of negligent security measures, our negligent security attorneys can protect your rights while fighting to hold negligent property owners accountable for the harm they’ve caused. 

Common Injuries Resulting from Negligent Security

Negligent security can lead to a range of injuries in New Mexico. Common injuries resulting from negligent security include: 

  • Assaults and physical attacks
  • Robberies and thefts
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