Owners, operators, and insurers of businesses, including commercial and residential properties of all types, take little solace in news reports that suggest a decline in the nation’s crime rate. The focus of their concern is more likely to be the growing volume of incidents of violent crime, diminished law enforcement
About the Author
Jon D. Groussman, J.D., and Constantine "Dean" Nickas, J.D.
Jon D. Groussman, J.D. is president and COO of CAP Index. He is nationally recognized for advising private corporations and government entities on crime prevention strategies, as well as post-incident response and analysis. Groussman frequently provides expert forensic analysis in litigation charging negligent security. He can be reached at jgroussman (at) capindex (dot) com.
Constantine "Dean" Nickas, J.D., is a senior partner in Wicker Smith's Miami office. In his 20-plus-year career, Nickas has litigated many cases involving negligent security and premises liability at both the state and federal levels. He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ rating from his peers, the highest level rating awarded to lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell®. Since 2009 Nickas has been named to the list of Florida Super Lawyers. He can be reached at cnickas (at) wickersmith (dot) com.