Steal and protect

Reading time: 4 minutes The security industry in South Africa is large, and the number of claims against security companies are increasing. Security companies accordingly attempt to protect themselves from potential limitless liability by entering into a contract with their clients to the effect that, although steps would be taken to minimize the risk of loss or damage, no guarantee of success can be provided. But what happens if the security guards themselves steal the very property they are meant to protect? Can a security company contract out of liability in these circumstances?…Read more …