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Man in Hospital After Attempted Armed Robbery at Santa Fe Motel 6.

Man in Hospital After Attempted Armed Robbery at Santa Fe Motel. (Stock Photo: Murraylegal.com)

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

LOCAL NEWS

A man was shot at a Santa Fe, New Mexico motel Thursday afternoon, March 21, 2019.  According to SantaFeNewMexican.com,  “a man was hospitalized Thursday after he was shot during a suspected armed robbery at a Cerrillos Road motel…[t]he shooting was reported about 4:20 p.m. at the Motel 6 at 3007 Cerrillos Road.”  When officers arrived they “found a man in his 30s with multiple gunshot wounds.”

According to the SantaFeNewMexican.com news story, there have been other violent incidents at this motel. “In June, a man was beaten in the motel’s back parking lot by a group of men demanding drugs…[i]n 2016, a Santa Fe police officer fatally shot a robbery suspect in the motel’s parking lot.” 

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 hotel and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
  • Was the suspect a guest staying at the hotel?
  • 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 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 motel 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 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’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 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 888.422.1616. 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 Outside Nashville Nashville Airport Inn & Suites Hotel Room.

Man Shot Outside Nashville Airport Area Hotel Room. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this hotel shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victim?

LOCAL NEWS

A man was shot at a Nashville, Tennessee hotel Friday night, March 1, 2019.  According to NewsChannel5.com, “[i]t happened just after 7 p.m. Friday at the Nashville Airport Inn & Suites on Atrium Way.”  The news story reports “the man…had just checked into the hotel and was outside of his room when he heard yelling and the gunshot…[t]he man was hit in the leg.”  The victim was “transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center” according to the news story.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Hotel 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 hotel and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
  • Was the suspect a guest staying at the hotel?
  • 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 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 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 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 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.

Troy Wells, 14, Killed in Hampton Inn Hotel Shooting.

Troy Wells, 14, Tragically Killed in Holland Hotel Shooting. (WZZM13.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this tragic motel shooting and are justice and compensation available to Troy Wells’ family?

HOLLAND, MICHIGAN NEWS

A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot at a Holland, Michigan hotel early Saturday morning, February 16, 2019.

According to WZZM13.com, “[a] 14-year-old was shot and killed in the early hours of Saturday morning at [a hotel]…on Felch Street in Holland.” The news outlet further states “Troy ‘TJ’ Wells Jr. was was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds [and]…[h]e was brought to Holland Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.”  Woodtv.com is reporting ” two groups of people rented rooms inside the hotel for a party [and that]…[a] number of minors attended that party.”  There was apparenlty an altercation between these two groups “that led to the shooting in a hallway inside the building,” according to the report.

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 hotel and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
  • How were the guests able to secure a room at the hotel?
  • Was the hotel aware of any improper underage activity before the incident occurred?
  • What security measures, such as guarded-entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and visible security patrols were in place to deter crime and protect young Troy Wells 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 hotel owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Troy Wells’ family 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 Mr. Wells’ 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

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.

Albuquerque Super 8 Motel Shooting.

Man shot, Injured in Albuquerque Motel Shooting. (ABQjournal.com)

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

LOCAL NEWS

A man was shot at a Albuquerque, New Mexico motel Tuesday night, February 19, 2019.  According to ABQjournal.com, “the shooting occurred at the Super 8 motel near Yale and Gibson.” ABQjournal.com reports, “[d]ozens of police vehicles surrounded the motel as crime scene tape strung across the parking lot…[s]cattered clothing could be seen around a small pool of blood in front of the main entrance.” The man is expected to survive, no other details were given, the news outlet reports.

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 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 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.

Midlothian Inn Shooting Richmond Virginia

Man Injured in Richmond Motel Shooting. (WTVR.com)

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

LOCAL NEWS

A man was shot at a Richmond, Virginia motel Thursday evening, February 14, 2019.

According to WTVR.com, “[p]olice were dispatched to Midlothian Inn in the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 8:05 p.m.”  Once the officers were on property, “they found a man shot in the stomach at the hotel,” reports WRIC.com.  Per WRIC.com, “the victim, who was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, was shot while trying to stop the suspect from robbing his girlfriend.”

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 kind of risk management and security training does the motel staff have?
  • 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 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 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.

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.

Timothy Tyson Killed in Jacksonville Motel Shooting; Security Lapse?

Timothy Tyson Killed in Jacksonville Motel Shooting; Security Lapse? (News 4 JAX)

Jacksonville, FL – January 29, 2019

Did negligent security contribute to this tragic Jacksonville motel shooting and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Tyson’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

52-year-old Timothy Tyrone Tyson was shot and killed outside a Jacksonville motel Tuesday afternoon, January 29, 2019.

According to The Florida Times-Union, officers were called “to [an] Inn just south of San Marco” shortly before 5 p.m. Mr. Tyson was discovered “in a rear parking lot next to a vehicle.” He was transported to the hospital, where he tragically succumbed to fatal injuries.

Jacksonville police told News 4 JAX, “the shooting was the result of an argument somewhere on the property of the motel.” Investigators are still searching for a suspect.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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 Mr. Tyson 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 motel owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Timothy Tyrone Tyson’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 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.

Phoenix, AZ – January 13, 2019

Did negligent security contribute to this tragic Phoenix motel shooting and are justice and compensation available to Ms. Perry’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

18-year-old Fiasia Perry was shot and killed “at the Payless Inn near 25th Street and Van Buren” Sunday, January 13, 2019, according to FOX 10.

Phoenix police told AZ Family, an exchange of gunfire erupted following a “verbal fight” between two groups of people outside the motel. Tragically, Ms. Perry succumbed to fatal injuries. Five others, ages 19 to 41, were transported to the hospital with injuries. Their identities and current conditions have not been released.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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 Ms. Perry 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 motel owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Fiasia Perry’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. Additionally, the 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 victims 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.

Selecting the right attorney for you or your family is highly important. You must feel confident that the attorney you hire has a complete understanding of the law applicable to your particular case, and has successful experience in handling such cases.

Important: Do not hire a lawyer who has violated the Rules of Professional Conduct!!!

You should not hire an attorney who calls you or visits you unsolicited, or anyone that contacts you directly to offer legal services. This activity is strictly prohibited by Rule 7.3 of the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which states as follows:

ABA Center for Professional ResponsibilityA LAWYER “SHALL NOT” CONTACT A PROSPECTIVE CLIENT THROUGH A “LIVE TELEPHONE” OR AN “IN-PERSON” VISIT.

– RULE 7.3, ABA MODEL RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT.

If an attorney, or someone acting on behalf of an attorney, contacts you in this manner, that attorney is in violation of this Rule. This unethical and unprofessional activity on the part of the lawyer is good sign that you should stay away. It is imperative that you are represented by an attorney who is capable of advocating for you within the confines of the law, and an attorney who fails to abide by the Rules of Professional Conduct is probably not the best fit. In fact, any such attorney should be immediately reported to the local State Bar Association. If you have been contacted in such an unsolicited manner, contact us and we’ll assist you in filing a report.

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.

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Did negligent security contribute to this Ventura motel sexual assault and are justice and compensation available to the survivor?

Local News

Security measures are in question after a woman was reportedly sexually assaulted while sleeping in her room “at the Ventura Beach House Motel on 1220 E. Thompson Blvd.” Friday morning, December 7, 2018, according to KTLA 5.

Police told The Citizens Journal, a man “forced his way into the victim’s motel room and assaulted her while she was sleeping.” A suspect has since been arrested and charged with “forcible rape and burglary.”

 Our Legal Take

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 unconscionable assault may have been prevented.

  • How did the assailant gain entry to the motel?
  • What security measures, such as guarded-entry, guest screening, fencing, bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, dead bolts, and visible security patrols, were in place to protect guests and deter crime 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 or property manager failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the survivor 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.

We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Hotel Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

The 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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