Usually not, but there are certain situations where they would be. There is no clear cut answer to this question. The facts and circumstances will vary from case to case, so if you have been injured due to a robbery outside an ATM, you should contact a personal injury lawyers at Funk & Associates today. Many times a bank is not liable for the actions of an individual outside, however, in some situations, such as not providing enough lighting or other security measures, they may bear some, but not all liability. These issues are complex, and you will certainly need an attorney to discuss in more detail.