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Negligent Security Cases, Valentine v. Nayarit Restaurant and Night Club: Protect your Company with Central Insurance Agency

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Information sourced from Negligent Security Attorney

The security industry has experienced a number of recent changes, including an increased need for guards. With this growth comes increased risks— it’s important to make sure you are protecting your business and your security employees from potential threats. Central Insurance Agency is prepared to provide you with a custom insurance solution to fit your needs.

The majority of negligent security lawsuits involve assault and battery crimes (42%), followed by sex assault and rape claims (26%); wrongful death (15%), robbery (9%) and lastly, false imprisonment (4%). The remaining percentage (4%) falls into a miscellaneous category, including such as arson, home invasions, and carjacking.

In Valentine v. Nayarit Restaurant and Night Club, California Supreme Court, 2000, the female plaintiff was involved in an argument in a nightclub parking lot where she was shot, resulting in a spinal cord injury, causing the plaintiff to be paralyzed. 

Discovery revealed that the Defendant nightclub held itself out in advertisements as possessing a safe, secure parking for its customers. The nightclub shooting lawsuit resolved before trial, resulting in a $7 million dollar settlement for the paralyzed Plaintiff.

Covering your security agency with a custom insurance plan in unprecedented circumstances like the above case is imperative to protecting your business and your employees. Central Insurance Agency can provide you with the protection and materials you need to ensure the continued success of your company. Contact us today for a free quote!

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