Gravel & Shea Personal Injury

Crime Victims/Negligent Security

Being a victim of crime can be devastating, particularly if the criminal uses force or violence against the victim. As a crime victim you may experience physical damage to your body or emotional wounds caused by the violence against you. Reactions to violence vary from person to person and can last for hours, days, weeks, months or years.

What if the crime could have been prevented had a property owner taken the necessary steps, such as replacing locks on apartment doors or putting up security cameras in a parking lot where similar assaults have happened before? Gravel & Shea has a reputation for obtaining money damages for victims of crime.

If you or a family member was the victim of assault, robbery, sexual assault or any other violent crime, you may be able to pursue money damages, depending on where the crime took place and the details of the crime.


  • A victim being assaulted in a parking lot, parking garage or ATM when the attack could have been prevented with proper lighting or security cameras
  • A victim being sexually assaulted in a hotel room when the attack could have been prevented if the hotel had installed better locks
  • A victim being sexually assaulted in an apartment complex when the attack could have been prevented with simple security measures


At Gravel & Shea, our experienced attorneys can quickly determine whether or not you have a claim. If you have a claim, we will take action to see that the responsible party is held accountable and that you get the compensation you need.

Contact us today at 802-658-0220 to learn about your legal rights.


If someone else has caused you injury, or someone in your family has died and you believe that someone else may be at fault, we want to hear from you. There is no fee for us to review your case. We only receive a fee if you win.

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Burlington, Vermont Lakefront

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Gravel & Shea Personal Injury*** September 25, 2018

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