$1.8 Million Settlement for Sexual Assault at ATM / Inadequate Security
- Date: Spring 2004
- Attorney: Carol Forte
- Settlement: $1.8 Million
- Practice Areas: Premises Liability, Inadequate Security, Sexual Assault
Blume Donnelly partner Carol Forte obtained a settlement on behalf of two sexual assault victims who were attacked at a bank ATM. The lawsuit alleged that the bank failed to provide adequate security to protect against crime against bank patrons. The perpetrators were found criminally liable as well, but did not contribute to the settlement.