Bradenton, FL asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: An adult tenant assaulted minor children for the second time what are my rights moving forward with the landlord

A tenant in the park has assaulted a group of children and was arrested. Come to find out he did the same thing last year to another group of children. He was allowed to remain in the park and the other tenants were not notified of the incident. Now that he has done it again what are my rights moving forward as one of the children were mine

1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: A property manager/property owner is liable for damages resulting from a tenant on tenant assault, provided that the manager/owner knew or should’ve known that this tenant posed a dangerous risk to other tenants. You should retain counsel here in the state of Florida for contingency fee representation, which means you don’t pay anything unless you win.

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