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Negligent Security

Property owners in Georgia have a duty to prevent foreseeable crimes on their property. Businesses like apartment complexes, hotels, and motels in high crime areas should take reasonable precautions to protect the public. These precautions can include security systems, security gates, installing proper locks on doors and windows, alarm systems, and even hiring security guards.

In many instances, preventable crimes occur in apartment complexes and hotels when business owners and property managers ignore warning signs that a crime will occur to one of its tenants or patrons. If a property owner or property manager, for example, knows that a lock is broken and fails to repair or replace it and a tenant is killed or raped, the property owner should be held responsible. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a crime at a hotel, apartment or other business, contact us today about your case. The Law Offices of John W. Hurst, P.C. represents individuals on a contingent fee basis, meaning we charge no attorney’s fees until a settlement or verdict is obtained. To contact us regarding your case, you can call us for a free consultation at 404-932-9596 or fill out our online form.

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The Law Offices of John W. Hurst, P.C. represents clients in the metro Atlanta area, including Smyrna, Vinings, Marietta, Mableton, Kennesaw,Douglasville, Cobb County, Villa Rica, Paulding County, Alpharetta, Fairburn,  Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Roswell, Decatur, DeKalb County, Lithonia, Druid Hills, Dunwoody, Tucker, Duluth, Acworth, Fayetteville, Lawrenceville, Norcross, Chamblee, Snellville, Woodstock, Gainesville, Morrow, Carrollton, College Park, Peachtree City, Riverdale, Newnan, Conyers, Covington, Canton, Milton, John's Creek, Stockbridge, McDonough, Buford, Cumming, Athens, and other cities and counties throughout the State of Georgia.