Chapter 1 What Is Premises Security?
Chapter 2 What Are the Legal Elements of a Premises Security Claim?
Duty and Reasonableness
Breach of Duty
Chapter 3 How Can a Security Expert Be Utilized as a Litigation Asset?
Should an Expert Witness Be Used in this Litigation?
At What Point in the Litigation Process Should an Expert Witness Be Consulted?
What Qualities Should the Expert Witness Possess?
Where Can I Find an Appropriate Expert Witness?
What Can I Expect to Obtain for Assistance and Testimony from the Expert?
What Is the Appropriate Process for Retaining an Expert?
Chapter 4 Was the Incident Foreseeable?
Comparison of Police, Security, and Management Reports
Neighborhood Crime Rates
Property Crime Rates
Demographic Factors and Foreseeability
Chapter 5 Were the Security Measures Reasonable and Appropriate?
Security Plans, Policies, and Procedures
Risk Assessment Activities
Activity and Incident Reporting
Security Supervision and Management
Security Awareness Programs
Security Personnel and Staffing
Security Officer Qualifications
Security Duties and Responsibilities
Security Devices and Measures
Chapter 6 Are There Any Cases to Provide Examples of Premises Security Claims?
Control of Vacant Spaces
Stickle v. City-Wide Security Services, Inc., et al.
Disclaimers and Warnings
Stanley v. Creighton Co.