PRACTICE AREAS

Negligent Security Lawyer

Hold negligent property owners accountable with Pignatelli & Associates P.C. Our negligent security lawyers ensure your rights are protected and secure the maximum compensation you deserve for such incidents.

Defending Your Right to Safety

Rockford’s Leading Negligent Security Lawyer

Property owners and managers have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for residents and visitors. When they fail to fulfill this duty by neglecting security measures, they should be held accountable. That is why for decades, Pignatelli & Associates P.C. has consistently advocated for Rockford’s residents and provided them a voice to be heard of the preventable security failures that affected their lives.

We have a long history of holding property owners accountable for inadequate security measures that led to preventable crimes. This earned not just thousands of satisfied clients and our standing as the top personal injury law firm but also enabled us to work towards fostering a safer environment for all. Contact Pignatelli & Associates P.C. for expert legal guidance and representation.

Promoting a Safer Commercial Environment

Your Negligent Security Settlement Experts

We understand that accidents and injuries can happen in various aspects of life. That’s why we specialize in various personal injury practice areas to provide support and vigorous advocacy for those injured due to negligence or wrongdoing.

Theft of Assets

Theft of Assets

Assist in pursuing claims against parties responsible for thefts and losses.

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Theft of Assets

Theft of Assets

Assist in pursuing claims against parties responsible for thefts and losses.

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Lack of surveillance

Lack of surveillance

Advocate for clients exposed by businesses to security risks.

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Lack of surveillance

Lack of surveillance

Advocate for clients exposed by businesses to security risks.

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Data Breaches

Data Breaches

Navigating post-breach legalities to protect client reputation and finances.

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Data Breaches

Data Breaches

Navigating post-breach legalities to protect client reputation and finances.

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Inadequate Incident Response

Inadequate Incident Response

Evaluate business incident response plans and why they fail to execute them.

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Inadequate Incident Response

Inadequate Incident Response

Evaluate business incident response plans and why they fail to execute them.

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Strategic Resolution Process

Our Police Misconduct Settlement Process

Consultation

Our goal is to provide practical legal guidance and outline potential options and strategies to empower you with the knowledge needed to pursue your objectives.

Consultation

Our goal is to provide practical legal guidance and outline potential options and strategies to empower you with the knowledge needed to pursue your objectives.

Preparation

We conduct investigations and collaborate with security professionals and forensic analysts to gather evidence, assess liability, and strengthen our case.

Preparation

Our legal team conducts thorough investigations and collaborates with security professionals and forensic analysts to gather evidence, assess liability, and strengthen our case.

Litigation

We leave no stone unturned in gathering evidence and analyzing legal aspects to build a strong and compelling argument in the courtroom.

Litigation

We leave no stone unturned in gathering evidence and analyzing legal aspects to build a strong and compelling argument in the courtroom.

History of Proven Success

Rockford’s #1 Negligent Security Law Firm Since 1947

Injury Law

Championing Your Case

First-Class Courtroom and Litigation Representation

Pignatelli & Associates P.C. attorneys believe that thorough preparation is key to success in litigation. Before stepping foot in the courtroom, our legal team and paralegals prepare for trial by conducting in-depth research and gathering evidence. Central to our preparation is the formulation of strategic legal arguments, drawing upon our expertise and experience. These arguments are carefully crafted to persuasively convey our client’s position and legal rights to position us for success in the courtroom.

We also leverage our understanding of courtroom procedures and dynamics to present persuasive legal arguments. This allows us to conduct skillful cross-examinations of witnesses to gauge and build a comprehensive account of the incident to strengthen our case. All of these guarantee that our clients receive first-class representation that maximizes their chances of a favorable outcome.

We Secure and Protect Your Right

Why Seek Premises Liability Claims With Us?

Premises liability claims arise when individuals are injured due to unsafe conditions on someone else’s property. Whether it’s a slip and fall accident in a grocery store or a dog bite in a neighbor’s yard, navigating the legal complexities of premises liability claims requires experienced and dedicated legal representation. Here’s why we are the best negligent security law firm to partner with:

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We Overcome Recovery Boundaries

Recover More than 100% of Your Average Compensation

Our attorneys excel in negotiating favorable settlements that accurately reflect the true value of your claim. We refuse to accept lowball offers and instead push for fair and just compensation that exceeds the average settlement amount. This unique and advanced legal approach is what enabled us to secure over $90 million in personal injury verdicts and settlements.

In addition, we take into account not only your current medical expenses and lost wages but also anticipated future medical treatments, rehabilitation costs, pain and suffering, and other non-economic damages. Along with this, our legal team employs innovative legal strategies to further maximize your recovery claims. Pignatelli & Associates P.C. lawyers will explore all avenues available for insurance policies and pursue claims against multiple liable parties.

WHAT WE DO

How We Resolve Negligent Security Cases

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Filing a Claim

Our attorneys ensure accurate preparation and timely filing of documents within statutes of limitations

while developing strategic plans for negotiations with relevant parties to secure optimal outcomes for our clients.

Accident Reconstruction

Our team works with accident reconstruction experts and forensic specialists to gather and analyze

evidence, such as surveillance footage, witness statements, and physical evidence, to reconstruct the sequence of events accurately.

Review of Medical Records

We meticulously obtain and analyze our clients' medical records from various healthcare providers to

identify physical and psychological injuries. This allows us to accurately assess their impact and determine fair compensation for our client’s negligent security lawsuits.

Pre-Trial Order and Trial

Our trial attorneys engage in exhaustive preparation by analyzing evidence, witness testimonies, and legal

strategies to support our client’s claims and position us for success in the courtroom.

Settlement Negotiation with Insurers

We negotiate tirelessly with insurers and opposing parties to push for maximum compensation to cover

medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.

Maximizing Your Recovery

Get Every Single Dollar You Are Entitled To

Lost Wages

We calculate your lost income, including wages, bonuses, commissions, and benefits, to ensure fair compensation

stemming from injuries in negligent security incidents.

Pain and Suffering

Our legal team will fight to recover compensation based on the severity and duration of your injuries, the impact on your

quality of life, and the emotional toll of your experience.

Medical Expenses

Medical expenses associated with negligent security injuries can quickly add up. Thus, we pursue compensation for all

past, current, and future medical expenses, including hospital bills, doctor’s appointments, prescriptions, therapy, and equipment.

Loss of Enjoyment of Life

We believe that you deserve to recover not only for the tangible damages but also for the intangible losses that affect your

ability to find joy and fulfillment in life. Our law firm ensures to advocate for your right to be compensated for the diminished quality of life caused by your injuries.

Emotional Distress

The emotional trauma and psychological impact of negligent security incidents can be profound and long-lasting.

We guarantee to recover compensation for the emotional distress you have suffered, including anxiety, depression, fear, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Punitive Damages

Punitive damages deter negligence and misconduct by sending a clear message that such behavior won’t be

tolerated. Our lawyers hold the responsible party financially accountable, incentivizing property owners to prioritize safety, and preventing future incidents.

Looking For A Personal Injury Attorney Near You?

Seeking justice for your personal injury claim? Connect with a trusted lawyer for expert legal advice in resolving your physical injuries caused by commercial properties’ poor security.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Negligent security refers to the failure of property owners or managers to provide adequate security measures to protect visitors or tenants from foreseeable harm. This can include inadequate lighting, malfunctioning security cameras, lack of proper locks, or insufficient security personnel.

Negligent security claims can arise from a wide range of incidents. This includes assaults, robberies, burglaries, sexual assaults, poor lighting, lack of security guards, shootings, stabbings, and other violent crimes that occur due to inadequate security measures on the premises.

The statute of limitations for filing a negligent security claim typically ranges from one to two years from the date of the incident. However, this depends on the specific circumstances of the case. Missing the statute of limitations could result in losing your right to seek compensation for your injuries and losses related to the negligent security incident. You consult with our negligent security attorney to ensure that you meet the applicable deadline for filing your claim.

We offer invaluable assistance by using our expertise in premises liability law to assess your case, gather evidence, and navigate the legal process for you. Our personal injury lawyers will also advocate for your rights and negotiate with insurance companies to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries and losses. In addition, we will help you understand your legal options and make informed decisions about your case.

Yes. Property owners and managers have a legal obligation to provide a safe environment for visitors and tenants, regardless of whether the identity of the perpetrator is known. If you have been injured due to inadequate security measures on the premises, such as lack of proper lighting or surveillance, you may have grounds for a negligent security claim against the property owner or manager. Reach out to Pignatelli & Associates P.C. to evaluate the specifics of your case and get advise on your legal options.

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