Category Archives: Casino Negligence

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Is a Casino Responsible for a Guest’s Slip-and-Fall Injuries?

In late January, a woman filed a premises liability lawsuit against a casino. In her suit, she claims that she suffered slip-and-fall injuries while in the casino and that the casino is responsible, because the incident happened due to their negligence. Per the Louisiana Record, the woman was allegedly walking to the casino’s front entrance when she slipped and fell, which she blames on the casino failing to properly maintain the property. As a result of her fall, the woman suffered muscle and tissue injuries to her knees, back and neck. What Should I Do If I Slip and Fall in a Casino? Atlantic City has been a casino hub for decades. Each year, millions of people visit our city and pass through the doors of Atlantic City gambling establishments. Many of these people are tourists who are just here to enjoy a vacation. Therefore, it is extremely unfortunate when…
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How Much of a Problem Is Negligent Security at Casinos in Atlantic City?

Per New Jersey 101.5, a man in his 30s recently attacked and robbed an elderly woman in Atlantic City while she was getting off the elevator at the Borgata Hotel and Casino. Could this incident have been the result of negligent security? How Do I Know If I Have Been the Victim of Negligent Security? Negligent security falls under premises liability law. It is a type of civil lawsuit that addresses crimes that people are victims of while on another’s property due to a lack of adequate security. These crimes can include but are not limited to the following: Assault Robbery Battery Rape Whether security is adequate can often depend on what type of property is being secured. For instance, the kind of security measures that are adequate for a residential complex as opposed to a shopping mall can differ. Generally, adequate security includes all or a combination of the…
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Can a Casino Be Responsible for Violent Crime against Patrons?

People come to Atlantic City to have a good time, but wherever there is money to be spent, there are people willing to take advantage of the situation. Take, for example, the case of a 76-year-old New Yorker who came to Atlantic City for a little gambling at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in mid-February. While attempting to enter his hotel room in the early morning hours, the man was assaulted by two criminals in ski masks, who pushed him into his room, stole his money, casino chips, cell phone and worst of all, broke his back. Fortunately, police were swift in identifying suspects and were able to find them and take them into custody. However, this does not change the fact that the victim suffered a severe injury. In situations where violent crime occurs on another party’s premises, is it ever the fault of the property owner? It can be…
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