Bars and nightclubs are often targeted for criminal activity given late hours of operation, typically low levels of lighting, and (frequently) impaired patrons.
According to an April Detroit News investigation, “police have stepped up patrols and enforcement at three downtown clubs in response to gunplay, stabbings and fights outside the venues.” Detroit police Capt. Octaveious D. Miles allegedly told media, “The Bleu Club, the Annex and St. Brigids Bathtub Pub are ‘problem spots.'”
Victims of Michigan Nightclub Violence and Sexual Assault: Know Your Rights
Bar and nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises of the establishment they are visiting. By law, Michigan property owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should a nightclub owner fail in this critical responsibility, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries, sexual assaults, or wrongful deaths which occur as a consequence.
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Our Clients frequently come in concerned that they won’t be able to afford legal help. We believe everyone has a right to exceptional legal service. We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. This means our interests are always tied to that of our Clients. Be sure to ask any potential personal injury attorney about their fee schedule and whether they represent Clientele on a contingency basis before signing a contract.
We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Nightclub Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.
The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence. We have recovered millions of dollars for our Clients, and we recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.
We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.