Sometimes, Massachusetts businesses will hire security personnel for their premises. The presence of such personnel can be of great help in protecting patron safety. However, when businesses fail to take proper steps to ensure that security guards that they have hired act properly in their interactions with patrons, there is the potential that such personnel could actually put the safety of individuals at risk. Fatalities can sometimes even result from improper conduct by security guards at a business.
A wrongful death case has recently arisen involving alleged actions by security guards. The case involves a mall in another state, Michigan.