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grief-stricken woman cryingSadly, rape and sexual assault are among the most common crimes resulting from unsafe property conditions. Owners who allow their commercial property to remain unsafe are extending an invitation to criminals, and they ought to be held responsible when innocent residents or guests are assaulted.

At Van Sant Law,, it is our belief that rape and sexual assault are two of the most horrible crimes imaginable. They violate their victims’ senses of dignity, integrity, wellness, and self.

It isn’t enough to prosecute the perpetrators with criminal charges. The people who created circumstances conducive to rape and assault should be held accountable too. Certainly, victims can’t be asked to endure the emotional and financial toll of their assaults alone.

Fortunately, Georgia personal injury law provides comprehensive compensation to victims. The cases can be difficult to negotiate or litigate in court, but if you’ve been victimized by rape or sexual assault, the last thing you need is the emotional roller coaster of a lawsuit. That’s why we do everything we can to shoulder that burden ourselves.

As our client, you will be treated with compassion, sensitivity, and respect. It’s our goal to restore justice to your life as much as we possibly can. You can trust in the confidence of an Alpharetta premises liability attorney at Van Sant Law,.

How Negligent Security Can Result in Rape or Sexual Assault

The following property conditions are known to lead to rape and sexual assault. If you believe any of the following may have contributed your victimization, a Georgia personal injury law firm can help:

  • Low lighting levels
  • Broken lamps (or security lights with burned-out bulbs)
  • Inadequate security camera installation
  • Defective fencing (or no fencing at all)
  • Unsafe parking decks, parking lots, or parking garages
  • Malfunctioning security gates
  • Malfunctioning security systems
  • Poorly trained or understaffed security guards
  • Failure to take action in response to previous injuries or crimes
  • Failure to perform background checks on employees
  • Covering up reports, complaints, or evidence of criminal activity
  • Knowingly allowing suspicious, dangerous, or intoxicated people to occupy the premises

How a Georgia Personal Injury Law Firm Can Help

At Van Sant Law,, we take rape and sexual assault due to negligent security very seriously. We begin with a comprehensive investigation, leaving no stone unturned.

We’ll examine criminal data, security audits, eyewitness testimony, and property records in order to assess the security level and establish a compelling case for negligence. We also work with highly respected experts in the fields of security and sexual assault to lend credentialed authority to your claim.

Rape and sexual assault are always reprehensible, and our office is dedicated to shining the light of truth on these cases. That includes every party responsible for creating conditions conducive to crime. We will fight for you and do whatever we can to recover compensation on your behalf.

To schedule a free consultation with an Alpharetta premises liability attorney right away, contact us at Van Sant Law, today by calling or filling out our online contact form.

We serve Fulton County, the entire Atlanta metro, and all of Georgia. We’re here to help.