Information sourced from Negligent Security Attorney
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Sadly, and maybe surprisingly, male victims of negligent security were awarded more money than female victims. Male victims of rape are awarded considerably more money than female victims of rape, regardless of the business type where the rape occurred.
Male hotel guests who were raped were awarded an average of 2 times their female hotel rape victim equivalents. When you consider the amount of money the average negligent security rape victim is awarded in a settlement or verdict, this gap between men plaintiffs and female plaintiffs is a sizable one.
Of the 56 negligent security rape cases analyzed in the study, female victims were awarded an average of $1.4 million in damages, versus men who were averaging $4.4 million in settlements and verdicts.
Wrongful death damages – Women wrongful death victims averaged a $2,300,000 in negligent security wrongful death settlements and verdicts. Male wrongful death victims averaged $3.7 million in verdicts and settlements.