Burglarized Flower Shop Sues ADT

By Christie Smythe, Published Dec 28, 2022, 10:00am EST (Info+)

A Los Angeles-area flower shop owner is embroiled in litigation against ADT over a faulty alarm system that not only allegedly failed to activate during a burglary but also went off three times by mistake.

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In this note, we examine the shop owner's claims, ADT's response, liability issues for security systems in general, and the status of the case.

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********-*********** * ********* ******* ****** ********** ****** *******'* ******** ** February **** ** *** ******* ***** court. *** ****** **** ***** ******* that ***** *** ***. **, **** agreement, *******'* ******** ********* ** ********** of * "******* ***** ****** ****** already ** *****" ***** *** **** a "***** ******** ****** *** ** ADT." *** *** **** ** *** customer ***** ***. **, ****.

*** ********** ****** "****** ** ****** plaintiff **** *** ****** ********* ***** not ********** ******* *** ******** ** activating ** ***** ****** ********* ******* be ****** ****," ********* ** *** complaint. * ******** ******** ** ***. 15, **** "******* * **** *** entract ************* ** **** **** *** location ** ** ***** ******" ** a ****. *** ****** *** *** activated ** *** ******, *** ********* alleged.

* ************** **** *** **** *** to *** ****** **** ***** **** day *** ******** ********-****** **** *** single ***** ****** "*** ********** ** provide ***** **********." *** ********** ***** authorized ******* ** ******* **** *** sensors ** *** ****.

IPVM Image*** *******, ***** ********** ** **** been *** ** *** **** * level ** ***********, ******** ***** ***** alarms: *** ***** ** *** **** day **** **** *********, ******* *** days *****, *** ******* **** **** later. **** ****, *** ****** **** was "******* * **** ** *** city," ********* ** *** *********. ***** the ***** ********, * ******* ********** made ********* ***********.

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ADT's ********

*** **** *****, *******-***** ******** ******* "removed" *** **** ** ******* ***** in *** ******* ** ***. **, 2022, *** ***** * ****** ****** the ***** ** ******* ** ** Nov. *, ****. ***** ********* ***** prefer ** ******** ** ******* ***** rather **** ***** *****, ***** ******* ** ********* ******* *********** ***** **** ******* ** ***** biases.

********** ******** ******* ******* ***** ** ***** ** "diversity ** ************," ******* *** ********* are **** ********* ******, *** ** the ******** ******* ** ***** *** over $**,***. *** ******* **** *** flower **** ***** *** ******* *** damages ******* ** ** **** ** $100,000.

*** ******* **** ** ************ ********** *** **** *** * "*************** contract *******" *** **** *** ********* "contains ***** *** *********** **** ********** provisions ******* *********'* ****** ********, ******** ADT's *********, *** ********* ********* ********* to **** ** ** ******* ** cover ****** ******** ** * ****** of ***** ***** ******** *******."

*** ******** "**** **** **** ********, or *************, ****** *********** ******* ** $500," ********* ** *** ******.

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*** ****** **** *****, ************ *******,***** ****** *********** *** ******* ** ***. *, 2022, *** ***** **** *** **** be ******* ** ******* ******* ** state *****. ********* ** *** *********, she ****** ******* *******, ** ****** to ****** $*,*** *** * ***** retainer, *** ******** **** **** ******** the **** **** *** *** *** a ******** ******* ************.

*** ********* **** ****** **** *** failed ** ***** *** ******** **** the ******* ****** *** **** *** damages *** ** ******* *** **** below *** ********* *** ******* *****. A ******* *** *** **** ********** to *** ***** ***** ** ******** the ******** ******* *** ******, ********* to *** ***. *, **** *******. Neither *** *** *************** *** ********-****** replied ** ****'* ******** *** *******.

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Strict *********

********-****** ** *** **** *** **** small ******** ***** ** ****** * break-in, ** *****, *** *** ** fighting *** ******* ** ***** *** losses. ** ******* ****, *** ****** American ****************** ** ***************** ******** ***** ***** *** *********' alarm ******* ****** ****** *********, ********* where ******* **** ****** ** ********* injured ** *** ***********. ** **** situation, *** ******** ******* ***** ****** liability ********** ** *** *********, ***** limited ***'* ********* **** ** *** alarm *** *** **** **** ** was ******. ****** ********* **** ** favor ** ***** ********* **** **** that ******** ** *** *********, ********* to *** *******.

Status ** *** ****

*** ************** *** * ***** *********** *** **** ** ***. **, 2022, ******* **** *** ****** **** owner ****** ********* ** *****. *** that *** ****** **** *****'* ******** has **** *****, *** *** ******* she *** ***** ****** **** *** removal ******, *** ***** ******* **** have ** **** *** *** ***** to ******* *** ***********.

* ******* ** ********-******'* ******* ** send *** **** **** ** ***** court ** ********* *** ***. **, 2023.

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Comments (10)

**** **********, * **** ** **** for *** **********, ***** ***** ***** a **** ** *** ****** *** brand, *** ********* *******, *********, *** for **** ********* *********.

***** * *** *** ****** *** supposedly **** ** *** **** ***** (despite ** ****** * ******* ******* of * *** **** *** ****** for $**** ** ******** ****), ** contains ******** ****** *** **************.

*** **** ***** ********* ***'* *** up. *** *** ******** *** ********, her ***** **** ****** ** $****, not $****. **** *** ***** ** website, *** ***** **** **** ******* $250 *** $*** *** *** ***** alarm *********.

** ** ***/*******'* *********, *** ******** from **** ****** ** *** ** install *** ******** * **** ******* and * ******. *** **** ***** is ******** *** ***** *** **** through *** ** *** ***** *** the ****** ****** ****'* **** ** up. ** **** ******** ** *** door *******? **** **** ****, *** did *** *** ********** ****** **** that ** *** *** **** ***** the ***** (****** ** *** **** show * ***** ********** *****) *** crawl *******? **'* ******* **** *** filings, **/**** *** ********* *** ***** the ***** ******?

** ** ***-***** *******, * ***** she ***** ** **** ******* ** recover *** ********** **** ****** *** can ***** **** *** **** *** door ******** **** *** *********** ** the ******.

* ****** ** ***** **** *****'* covered ** *** **** *****:

*.) *** **** ***** ****** **** America's ******** *** *** * ******** licensed **********.

*.) *** **** *****'* $***** ****** claim ** ***** ** "******" *** "oppression", ******* **** ** *** ********* in *** ******** **** ****, *** I ****** ****** *** *** * smoking *** ********* ** **** ** hard ** ***** ****** ** ***** occured.

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**** ********!

*** **** ***** ****** **** *******'* Security *** *** * ******** ******** contractor

*** *********** ** **** * **** in **********? ** ***** ***** ** California ****** ***** ********* ** ********** such *** ******** ****?

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*'* *** ** ********** ******* *** the **** *** ****** ********** ** pursuing ********** *********** ********* ******* ** stings.

********* ******* **** ********** *** *******, but *'* *** **** ** ****** contractor's ******* ** ********. ** **********, alarm ********* ******** ** **** ** alarm ******* ******* ** ******* ** alarm ****** *** **'* *** ***** if **** **** ** *********** **********'* license ** ****. * *** **** an ***** ******* ******* *** *******'* Security *** ** ********** *******.

** ******* ****, *** ***** **** a **** **** ******* ******** **** America's ******** ******* ** ** *** it ***** **** ***** ******* ****** with *** ***** *** *******, ******* me ** ****** ** *** ******* has *********.

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** ********** *** ***** ******* ****** you *** *** *** ******* *********** work ** ******** ** ***** *************. California ***** ********* ***** **** *** oversee *** ***** ******* *******.

*** ********* ** ******** ** ******** they *** ***** ** ****. *** a ****** ******** ** *** ******** is ****** ******** **** ** *** lowest ***********. ***, ** ****** ** wont **** **** ******* *** ******** the ***** ** *** ****. ******* ambulance ****** ******* ** **** *** installers!

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*******. ********* *** ***** ******* **** under **** ***** ** ***** *** California ********** ** ******** *******.

*** **** *** ********** **** *** but ****** *** ** ********** ** people ******.

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******* *** **** ****** *** ***** alarms ****** ** ********* ** ****. In ** **********, *** ***** ******* happen ***** *** *** ** *** time. ************ *** ********** ********'* **** their ******* ** ***** ***, **** practice ****** ** *******. ****** ** this *******.

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** * ******, ****** ***** **** C10 ** ****** ******* *** *** just **** ** *** *** *** company, *** *** *** ******* ********* and *** *** *** *********.

* *** ** * ********** *** a ***** ************ ***** * **** similar *****.

********** *** ********** **** ******* **** had ****** * ****** ** ***** of *** ****** ******** ***** ********* it **** ********* *** **** *** alarm ***** *** ******* ******* *** no ****** ** *** ****** ***** armed ***** *** ** ******** ********** service.

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** ********** ****** *** *** ** the *** ******** ********* ** **** that - **** ** *** **** and ******* - *** *** ******* picks ** *** ********** *** ******** a ******* ********. *** ******** ****** thought **** ******* *******'* ******** ***** be *** **** ********* **** ***. The **** **** ******* **** ****** America's ******** ***** ** **** ********* probably ********** **** ******** ** ****.

****** ******** *** ***** ***** ******** because ** *** ********** ***** (********* $99 ** **) *** **** ***'* consider **** *** **** **** ** over *** **** ** *** ****** and **** ** ** **********.

*** *** ***** ***** ******** ********* routinely ******** ***** ******** *********. ** those ******* ********* ********* **** ***** systems **** **** *** ********* ********, not ********** ********, ***. *** ***** the *** ******** ******* **** *** idea? ** ** ** *** ******** of *** ******** ****** ** **** and ****** ***** ****** ** *******.

*** ******** **** **** ****** ****** she ** ******** ** ******* * monthly **** **** ** *** *****, to ******* ******* ******* ** *** monitoring *******. * **** **** ***** have ******** *** ************ ** ******** or ******* **** **** **********.

***** ********* ********* **** ********, ************* contract ******** ** ******* **** **** ambulance ******* *******. *** ****** *** rule ** ******** - **** *** not ** ********* ******* *** **** do *** ******* *****-*** - **** detect ****. *** *** ***** *** presence ** * ******** ****** ** a ********* *** ** ** *** physically ******* ** ********** * *****-** - **** ** *** **** ** physical ******** ******* **** ********, ******, fences, ***.

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** **** ***** ** *** ******** of **** *** ********* **** *** likely *** ** **:

*** ******** ********* - *** ******** Services

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**** ****** ** ******* **** *** I *** *** *** ****** *** not **** ********* *** ** ***** a ***** ***** **** *** ***** system ****** **** * ********.

** *** **** ******* *** ******* she ****** ******** **** **** ****** or *** *** ****** ** ***** stay.

*** ******** ** **** ******* *******. Could ** *******. *’* **** ******* if * ***** ******* ****** *** 3 ***** ******. ******’* ** ********* in *****.

*** ******* ***** *** ** ** “When *** *** **** ***** ******** existed?” *** “**** *** *** ****** ADT ** ***** ******?”. **** **** likely *** ******* ** *** ***** she *** ****** **** *** **** sought ** *** *** **** *** insurance ******* ****** **** *** ***** insurance **** * ******* ********. ** possibly *** ********* ****** *** ** this ** *** **** ******** *** her *******. *** *** **** ********, just *** **** “********”.

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