Legal Issues

Read: Securitas to Pay $517M in Surfside Condo Collapse Settlement

Securitas to Pay $517M in Surfside Condo Collapse Settlement

According to the lawsuit, the Securitas guard on duty failed to activate the building-wide in-unit voice alarm prior to the collapse.

Read: When to Despair About Alarm System Repair (Part 1)

When to Despair About Alarm System Repair (Part 1)

What happens if an alarm owner has someone not properly credentialed or trained repair it, and subsequently there is an failure and fire-related damages claimed in a lawsuit?

Read: HID Global Sues WaveLynx Over Patent Infringement

HID Global Sues WaveLynx Over Patent Infringement

WaveLynx, which was founded by former HID employees, is accused of infringing on a patent related to an antenna array for RFID readers.

Read: Vivint to Pay $400K to Arizona Over False Representations

Vivint to Pay $400K to Arizona Over False Representations

The Attorney General’s Office alleges that Vivint, primarily through its door-to-door salespeople, made false representations to induce Arizona consumers to enter into contracts.

Read: Conn.-Based Security Company to Pay $5M Over Customer Complaints

Conn.-Based Security Company to Pay $5M Over Customer Complaints

The Attorney General’s Office says it heard from hundreds of angry consumers who were locked into bad contracts and left with broken and poorly installed equipment by Safe Home Security.

Read: Can Surveillance Cameras Legally Record a Neighbor’s House?

Can Surveillance Cameras Legally Record a Neighbor’s House?

In a nutshell, the integrator can install the surveillance cameras but should avoid discussing the lawfulness of the installation with the client.

Read: Cincinnati Ends Burglar Alarm Fees Cited by Lawyer as ‘Giant Scam’

Cincinnati Ends Burglar Alarm Fees Cited by Lawyer as ‘Giant Scam’

The judge said the fees could have deterred citizens from utilizing alarm systems to protect themselves, their homes and their property.

Read: Customer Theft Case: Vivint Countersues ADT Following Denial of Motion to Dismiss

Customer Theft Case: Vivint Countersues ADT Following Denial of Motion to Dismiss

Following a lawsuit brought on by Big Blue last year, Vivint has countersued claiming ADT is in fact the one stealing customers.

Read: ShotSpotter Files $300M Lawsuit Against Media Company Vice

ShotSpotter Files $300M Lawsuit Against Media Company Vice

ShotSpotter is seeking $300 million in damages and claims Vice is profiting off of fabricated claims.

Read: ADT Faces Lawsuit Over ‘Signal Chat’ Name

ADT Faces Lawsuit Over ‘Signal Chat’ Name

The Signal Technology Foundation believes ADT’s Signal Chat is causing confusion around its own Signal messaging app and “inflicting irreparable harm” on its reputation.

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