The theory, negligent security can help you recover as a victim of crime against a security company who breached its legal duty to protect you. You may have been the victim of a criminal attack while you were on someone else’s property, typically a commercial property. Business owners have an obligation to ensure their property is safe for the public to visit, which includes having proper security measures.
In August 2018, a grand jury in Pennsylvania released a report detailing 70 years of childhood sexual abuse and the coverups in the Scranton, Allentown, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Erie, and Greensburg dioceses. The report accused more than 300 clergy members of abuse and said there were at least 1,000 victims.
https://youtu.be/8CsPyQ7quKY Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be a difficult decision, financially and emotionally, for everyone involved. You want nothing but the best of care, and it would be heartbreaking to know that your family member was mistreated. How do you know when someone is being mistreated and what can you do …
Victims of human or sex trafficking can sue businesses who participated, facilitated, or benefitted from the commission of the trafficking crime. Society has been coming increasingly aware of this crime against humanity, and the laws reflect that awareness.
Who are the people or companies other than a defendant who can be held liable in a civil claim to a crime victim?
• A landlord who doesn’t provide adequate security measures, such as locks on doors or windows, and adequate lighting.
Let’s compare and contrast the differences between Criminal and Civil Court, and how both play important roles for crime victims. Victims don’t have to choose to go through one or the other, the victims can do both. Both systems serve different purposes and functions, and so a victim has a better chance of being made whole by entering both, if possible.
Drug manufacturers and Doctors are the two main targets in the legal fight against opioid abuse. Drug manufacturers of Fentanyl, hydrocodone, codeine, and numerous other drugs have contributed the addiction problem in our country. Governments have started to filing lawsuits against some of the manufacturers and sellers of these drugs because of their wrongful marketing and distribution practices. Families with loved ones who’ve died because from opioid overdoses can participate in lawsuits against the responsible manufacturers if their warnings were inadequate or if they’ve used illegal marketing strategies to dump drugs into mainstream society.
Whenever a crime happens under the Criminal Code there’s a corresponding civil action. In this article, we cover various ways in which a crime victim survivor can receive compensation for injuries.
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