Understand 'Foreseeable' Crime to Reduce Site's Premises Security Liability
Every manager’s worst nightmare is a violent crime against a resident at his assisted housing site. And compounding the tragedy of the crime is the risk of liability. You could be held liable for the crime if you knew your residents were at risk of that type of crime. In legal terms, the crime would be “foreseeable,” and if you failed to take reasonable steps to prevent it from happening, you would be liable.