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One Killed, One Injured in Akron Apartment Shooting.

One Killed, One Injured in Akron Apartment Shooting. (Stock Photo: Murraylegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting death and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at an Akron, Ohio apartment complex Saturday night, March 2, 2019, tragically leaving a young man killed and another injured.  According to Fox8.com, “officers responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Mary Peavy Eagle Court around 10 p.m.”  WKYC.com is reporting, “suspects fired multiple shots into the apartment…officials found a 37-year-old man with a fatal gunshot wound to the head and a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.”  According to that news report, “the 27-year old was taken to Cleveland Clinic Akron General where he was treated and released.”

The media reports indicate no suspects have been identified.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • How were the suspects able to gain access on to the property?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. Additionally, any surviving victims may pursue legal claims for their injuries. 

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.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Man Shot, Killed at The Grove at Trinity Pointe Apartments.

Man Shot, Killed at Cordova Apartment Complex. (Fox13Memphis.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the death of a man at a Cordova apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Cordova, Tennessee apartment complex Thursday evening, February 28, 2019, tragically leaving a man shot and killed.  According to Fox13memphis.com, ” the shooting happened around 6:45 p.m. at The Grove at Trinity Pointe apartments in the 500 block of Arbor Hollow Circle.”  The news story further reports that “[o]fficers found one man lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound…the victim…was pronounced dead at the scene.”  WMCactionNews5.com is reporting “[n]o suspect information is available at this time…[t]his is an ongoing investigation.”

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • How were the suspects able to gain access on to the property?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. 

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.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

One Adult, One Teen, Injured in Falcon View Apartments Shooting

One Adult, One Teen, Injured in Nashville Apartment Complex Shooting. (NewsChannel5.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Nashville apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victims?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Nashville, Tennessee apartment complex Thursday, February 28, 2019, leaving two people injured.  According to Tennessean.com, “[o]fficers responded to the shooting just before 11 a.m. in the 200 block of East Palestine Avenue off Gallatin Pike and found two victims, an 18-year-old man and the juvenile, on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.”  The incident was reported to of happened ” in a breezeway at the Falcon View Apartments,” according to NewsChannel5.com.  That news report indicates the victims were taken to “Vanderbilt University Medical Center with serious injuries.”

No suspect information is available and no victim identities have been released according to media outlets.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • How was the suspect able to gain access on to the property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and the victims at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their injuries. 

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 victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Andrian Gainer Jr., 16, Killed in Hilltop Village Apartments Shooting.

Andrian Gainer Jr., 16, Killed in Jacksonville Apartment Complex Shooting. (FirstCoastNews.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the death of Andrian Gainer Jr. and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Jacksonville apartment complex early Monday afternoon, February 25, 2019, tragically leaving a young man shot and killed.  According to FirstCoastNews.com, “[p]olice responded to the Hilltop Village Apartments at 1646 W. 45th St. around 2:56 p.m. after reports of gunshots…police found a 16-year-old boy unresponsive lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound.”  According to News4Jax.com, “the teen was shot at least once and died at the scene.”  

Authorities did not immediately identify the victim, but according to News4Jax.com, “[f]amily members identified the teenager as Andrian Gainer Jr.”  

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • How were the suspects able to gain access on to the property?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Gainer at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Mr. Gainer’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. 

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 Mr. Gainer’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Man Shot and Killed at Portofino Landing Apartments in Houston.

Man Shot and Killed at Houston Apartment Complex. (HoustonChronicle.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the death of a man at a Houston apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Houston apartment complex early Saturday morning, February 23, 2019, leaving one man shot and killed.  According to HoustonChronicle.com, “[t]he man was killed at the Portofino Landing Apartments in Cypress Station.” The news outlet states the man “died on scene in the complex’s parking lot.” HoustonChronicle.com is reporting that “Harris County Sheriff’s deputies took the suspect into custody.”

Authorities did not disclose any other details according to the media outlet.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • How were the suspects able to gain access on to the property?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. 

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.

OUR RESULTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Teen Killed in Summerlake Apartment Shooting

Teen Killed in Murfreesboro Apartment Complex Shooting. (NewsChannel5.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the death of a teen at a Murfreesboro apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Murfreesboro apartment complex Friday evening, February 15, 2019. According to NewsChannel5.com, “the shooting happened on the 200 block of National Drive at Summerlake Apartments.”  The incident happened around 7 p.m. and WSMV.com is also reporting “[w]hen officers arrived on scene, they found a male victim with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.”  The media outlets indicate no motive or other details have been released.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • How were the suspects able to gain access on to the property?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. 

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.

OUR RESULTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Woman Sexually Assaulted, Stabbed in Courtney Ridge Apartments Parking Lot.

Woman Sexually Assaulted, Stabbed in Charlotte Apartment complex Parking Lot. (Fox46Charlotte.com)

Charlotte, NC February 13, 2019

Did a security failure contribute to this unconscionable Charlotte apartment complex sexual assault and stabbing?

LOCAL NEWS

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted and then stabbed at a Charlotte apartment complex, Wednesday evening, February 13, 2019.

According to Fox46Charlotte.com, “[t]he man attacked the woman around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Courtney Ridge Apartments off Billy Graham Parkway.”  The news outlet goes on to say that “the victim, 32, was standing by her car when she was approached by man who then sexually assaulted her.”  WBTV.com is reporting that the victim attempted to fight and that is when “[t]he man then cut her with a knife and fled the scene.”

WBTV.com reports that a “K-9 unit attempted to track the man down but was unable to do so.”

Our Legal Take

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided on the property and whether this unconscionable attack may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence or assault on property?
  • How did the assailant gain entry to the property?
  • What security measures, such as gated-entry, fencing, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect residents at the time of the assault? 

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her injuries and suffering.

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 retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Woman Assaulted and left bleeding at Ari Motel in Dallas Motel.

Woman Assaulted and Left Bleeding at a Dallas Motel. (Fox4News.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this motel assault and are justice and compensation available to the victim?

LOCAL NEWS

A woman was assaulted at a Dallas, Texas motel early Thursday morning, February 7, 2019.

According to Fox4News.com, the incident happened “just after midnight Thursday at the Ari Motel, near Interstate 20 and Westmoreland Drive in southern Dallas.”  Guests at the hotel stated “they heard gunfire…then saw a man running away from the scene,” reports Fox4News.com.   One victim was found “lying in a pool of blood in the motel’s parking lot. She was taken to the hospital in serious condition,” according to Fox4News.com.

“Police are not confirming that the woman was shot. They have only said she has injuries from an assault,” according to Fox4News.com.  Investigators are still trying to identify a suspect and a motive.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Hotel and motel guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the motel and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
  • What security measures, such as guarded-entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the assault?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the motel owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her injuries. 

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 retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for out Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

2 Killed at Willow Run Apartments in Columbia.

2 Killed in Columbia, SC Apartment Complex Shooting. (WisTV.com)

Columbia, SC – February 7 , 2019

Did negligent security contribute to the victims death at a Columbia apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victims families?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted Thursday morning and “[t]wo men were killed in a shooting at an apartment complex in northeast Columbia,” according to TheState.com.  “Two males were found dead in building 14 at Willow Run Apartments on Alcott Drive shortly after 9 a.m….[t]heir identities have not yet been released,” according to WisTV.com.

Media reports indicate that this Columbia apartment complex may have been the location of additional shooting investigations.  Specifically, WisTV.com reported on incidents at this apartment complex in July 2008 and November 2011.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • If prior incidents of violence exist, what did the property owners do after the incident to address that situation?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims families may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for the victims 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 retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

14-year-old boy shot at Casey Acres Apartments.

Boy, 14, Shot at Westfield Apartment Complex. (wishtv.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting injury of a 14-year-old boy at a Westfield apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Westfield apartment complex early Thursday evening, January 31, 2019, injuring a young 14-year-old boy.  Per wishtv.com, the Westfield Police Department indicates “that the shooting was reported about 5:30 p.m….in the 1200 block of Scarlet Street….in the Casey Acres Apartments complex just off Ditch Road north of State Road 32.”  According to Fox59, authorities suggest that the young “victim was found lying on the ground before being transported to an Indianapolis hospital.”  The news organization further reports that “[t]he victim is in stable condition” and that “a 13-year-old boy had been arrested on preliminary charges of aggravated battery and possession of a handgun without a license.”

In an interview obtained by wishtv.com, a resident in the complex stated that “there have been issues surrounding crime [at the property and that]…people have tried to jump [her son] after he gets off the school bus.”

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, gated-entry, fencing, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?

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

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 retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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