MBTA Rider Seeks Justice After Attack

On Tuesday October 23, at approximately 6:41 p.m., a woman was savagely beaten and robbed by a group of teens on her evening MBTA commute. According to reports, a violent crew grabbed the victim’s hair, smashed her face against a handrail, and then took her iPhone from her hands on the train as it pulled into the Tufts Medical Center MBTA Station. Officers said they found two knives. Three of the four juveniles pleaded not guilty to charges of unarmed robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Swartz & Swartz, P.C. has successfully represented victims in premises liability actions over the course of decades. Such lawsuits include generally the negligent failure to secure a premises to prevent injuries. Security failures in this context are especially concerning when they involve a failure to prevent illegal acts, like assault and battery or sexual assault. Further, a security failure can also result from the lack of training or supervision provided to employees at premises including bars and lounges, restaurants, schools or nursing homes.

At the Boston law office of Swartz & Swartz, P.C., our injury attorneys are at the forefront of protecting victim’s rights by bringing personal injury cases to court for inadequate security in premises liability cases. Careless hiring of staff, failure to train and supervise staff and failure to ensure that security is adequate to protect guests, patrons, or residents can result in serious injuries, emotional scars, and even wrongful death. We are committed to ensuring that the victims of negligent security are compensated for their injuries and losses.

If you or a family member has suffered significant personal injuries, or if a loved one has suffered a wrongful death, contact the law office of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. Call (617) 742-1900 in the Boston area, or for clients in greater Massachusetts, New England, or other states across the U.S., call toll-free at 1-800-545-3732. Our premise liability and negligent security attorneys are here to answer your questions and protect your legal rights.

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