Apartment Complex Crime Victim Lawyer

The high cost of property and large population of California have led to the development of massive apartment complexes throughout the State.  Unfortunately, many apartments are unsafe for tenants and their guests.  Unsafe locks, unlit parking lots, gang activity, and the failure to provide security at large apartment complexes can result in significant crime occurring.  Murders, shootings, and stabbings are all too common in the news.  Apartment break-ins that involve rape or robbery often should have been prevented.

San Diego California Apartment Crime Victim Lawyer

Many victims of crime or their families do not know that they can potentially hold a property owner or property manager responsible for crimes that occur on their property.  However, apartment owners and managers have a duty to maintain apartment complexes in a safe and secure manner.  This is especially true when significant prior crimes have occurred on the property and the owners have done nothing to increase security or make the area safer.

If you or a loved one have been the victim of a serious crime at an apartment complex in California, contact a California Apartment Crime Victim Lawyer from Rist Law Offices to discuss your case.  We work on crime victim cases throughout the State of California.  There is never a charge to discuss a case with a crime victim or their family, and all cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, which means there is no fee unless your case is settled or won in court.

For more information, or to speak to a lawyer about your case, call us toll free at (304) 574-0222.

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Man Shot Inside Jordan Downs Housing Development in LA County

A man was shot inside of the Jordan Downs Housing Development in Watts, a Los Angeles County community.  According to a news report in the LA Times found here, the shooting occurred around 4:20 in the morning when he was met by an unknown black male and was shot several times.    Two people have previously been killed on the same block since 2007.  The City of Watts has had fifty homicides since 2007 according to another story found here.

Watts, California Shooting Victim Lawyer

When multiple crimes have occurred at a Los Angeles California housing development, a property owner has a duty to work to make the property safer.  Increased security, fencing, patrols, lighting, and other security measures can be used by to make an area safer.  However, many Los Angeles housing developments have poor security or simply ignore the immense problems inside of their properties.  Gang members are allowed to roam freely and take the lives of innocent victims.

If you or a loved one have been injured or you have lost a loved one in a Los Angeles County apartment complex shooting, contact a California Crime Victim Lawyer from Forman & Rist to discuss your case.  Forman & Rist handle apartment shooting cases throughout Los Angeles, including the community of Watts.  We work with crime victims and their families to hold a property owner accountable in a civil case.

For more information or to speak to a lawyer about your case, call us toll free at 866-982-5299.