Q: Are storage unit owners liable for theft of my property from their unit, if they are not doing their due diligence?
I used a storage facility that is self service for many years. Last week, my car was stolen right out of the storage yard and I was notified several days later. The facility does have a gate surrounding it, however if you approach the front gate on car or foot, it opens automatically. No ID or anyone to talk to, you can just walk right in. They also had security cameras installed, but claim they missed the recording of when the car was stolen.
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