College is supposed to be a wonderful experience where students can grow, meet new friends, and get an education. Many large universities, such as Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University, and the University of Arizona, offer collegiate and intramural sports programs, numerous social events, and opportunities to participate in clubs, including fraternities and sororities.
Unfortunately, college is not always safe. Every year, there are countless assaults and rapes that occur on college campuses. Despite the crackdown on dangerous initiation activities in fraternities and other clubs, such activities continue.
When rape and other violence occur, not only should those directly perpetuating the crimes or these activities be held accountable, so to should the universities themselves if they were in any way negligent.
In order to be held liable for damages, colleges and universities must be found to have been negligent in some fashion. Negligence can include the following:
These are only some ways in which colleges and universities can be held liable for campus crime.
We assist clients in representing them in filing notifications with and lawsuits against colleges and universities, and filing lawsuits against all others who we believe may bear legal liability.
Because of important deadlines that exist in order to preserve your claim or legal action, please call us as soon as possible so that no important legal deadlines are missed. We accept cases involving all colleges and universities in Arizona, including:
We offer a free, no-obligation consultation. When we learn about your case, we can then advise you as to how we can help, and the options that are available for seeking compensation from all those who bear legal liability. We accept cases on a contingency fee basis – no fee unless you win.
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