Did a security failure contribute to the senseless loss of Keith Edwards and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Edwards’ family?
42-year-old Keith Edwards was shot and killed “in the parking lot of the Citgo, also known as Young’s Food Mart, at 1557 Bessemer Road” Tuesday night, September 18, 2018, according to AL.com.
Police told ABC 33/40 Mr. Edwards was shot multiple times following an altercation with another man. Tragically, he succumbed to fatal injuries.
Did negligent security contribute to this Birmingham gas station shooting? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Mr. Edwards’ family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Alabama, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Gas station and convenience store patrons 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 tragedy may have been prevented.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on property? What additional security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras, clear windows, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Edwards 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 gas station owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Keith Edwards 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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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.
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