Landlords Must Do More to Protect Tenants from Violence on Mayson Turner Road
- November 21, 2022
- Attorney Matt Stoddard
- Negligent Security
The amount of security a landlord must provide depends on the likelihood of violence on or around the property. If violent crime is unheard of in a certain area, landlords don’t need to protect against it. When violent crime is a known threat, on the other hand, landlords are legally obligated to provide tenants with appropriate protection. Unfortunately, landlords often refuse to accept this as part of the cost of doing business, until they’re forced to pay for crime-related damages in co...