Fatal Security Breach? Verl Harmon Killed in Sunset Apartment Shooting

Could This Senseless Loss Have Been Prevented?

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A shooting at the Sunset apartment complex in Gainesville reportedly claimed the life of 27-year-old Verl Harmon Monday morning, September 25, 2017.

According to The Gainesville Sun, gunfire erupted “in the courtyard of [the] Sunset Apartments in the 1500 block of Northwest 12th Street,” around 4:30 a.m. Mr. Harmon tragically succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene, WCJB News reports.

An apartment resident apparently told The Gainesville Sun the complex is “very violent…adding that gangs create disturbances and bring drugs to the area.”

Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of this young father? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Florida, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.

Our Legal Take

Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents and guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Verl Harmon may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death.

Based upon its prior successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, The Murray Law Firm suggests that photographs and a thorough, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed immediately, before any evidence may be repaired, damaged or destroyed. Given the complexities of pursuing a negligent security case, it is imperative that the victim’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

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Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence. We have recovered millions of dollars for our Clients, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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