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Martimothy Mcilwain Fatally Injured in Great Falls, SC Bar Shooting.

Martimothy Mcilwain Fatally Injured in Great Falls, SC Bar Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the shooting death at a Great Falls bar have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Gunfire rang out at a Great Falls, SC bar Saturday night, September 12, 2020, leaving one man dead.

As reported by WBTV.com, “Great Falls Police responded to [a local] bar Saturday night…one man died shortly after 11:30 p.m.”

HeraldOnline.com is reporting, the Chester County coroner identified the victim “as 33-year-old Martimothy McIlwain, from Lancaster, SC.”

The shooting remains under investigation.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Bar patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the bar is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property? 
  • Was there any suspicious activity or suspicious people on the property prior to the shooting.
  • Does the bar have a protocol to check for deadly weapons prior to patrons entering the establishment.
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the bar owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, Martimothy McIlwain’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that Martimothy McIlwain’s family retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

Anthony Lee Mitchell, Phillip Zuniga Identified as victims in Fatal Las Vegas Apartment Shooting.

Anthony Lee Mitchell, Phillip Zuniga Identified as victims in Fatal Las Vegas Apartment Shooting. (8NewsNow.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting deaths and injuries at a Las Vegas apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victims families and other victims?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Update: According to 8NewsNow.com, “[t]he victims have been identified as 24-year-old Anthony Lee Mitchell, and 46-year-old Phillip Zuniga. The Clark County Coroner’s Office says both causes of death are multiple gunshot wounds.”

One man is dead and two others were injured after a shooting at a Las Vegas, Nevada apartment complex late Saturday night, August 29, 2020.  

As reported by KTNV.com, “around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday a group of five people left an apartment complex near Twain Avenue and Maryland Parkway.”

According to the report, “a man in the parking lot opened fire and hit four people. One died on the scene, another at the hospital, and two others were left injured.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting? 
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the families of Anthony Lee Mitchell and Phillip Zuniga may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the families of Anthony Lee Mitchell and Phillip Zuniga and any injured victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

Willie Christer Jr. Identified as Victim in Fatal Shooting at Bakersfield, CA Apartment Complex.

Willie Christer Jr. Identified as Victim in Fatal Shooting at Bakersfield, CA Apartment Complex. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Bakersfield apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Bakersfield, CA apartment complex Saturday night, August 15, 2020, leaving one man dead.  

As reported by KGET.com, “[o]fficers were called to an apartment complex in the 3900 block of Q Street for a report of a shooting at around 8 p.m….officers found a man in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds.” 

Bakersfield.com is reporting, “Willie Christer Jr., 35, was shot at 8:08 p.m. Chester Jr. was taken to Kern Medical,” but was sadly unable to survive his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the apartment complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim and others at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious activity or suspicious people on property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the apartment complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the family of Willie Christer Jr. may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Willie Christer Jr. retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

Javier Solis-Marrufo Identified as Victim in Albuquerque, NM Gas station Parking Lot Shooting.

Javier Solis-Marrufo Identified as Victim in Albuquerque, NM Gas station Parking Lot Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting death and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LAKEWOOD NEWS

Update: According to KRQE.com, Javier Solis-Marrufo is identified as the victim in a Albuquerque, NM Gas Station Parking Lot Shooting.

Gunfire erupted Tuesday evening, March 17, 2020 at an Albuquerque, New Mexico gas station leaving one man dead.

As reported by ABQjournal.com, “police responded to a shooting around 5:55 p.m outside the M&M gas station at Yale and Kathryn SE.”

KOB.com is reporting, “[w]hen officers arrived, they found a man on the ground next to a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso.”

According to the report, “[o]fficers began to try to save the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

 Gas station and convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • What security measures, such as monitored surveillance cameras, clear windows, and visible security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was there any suspicious people or activity on the property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of Javier Solis-Marrufo may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.  

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Javier Solis-Marrufo retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

James John Basil McKnight Fatally Injured in Charlotte Bar Shooting.

James John Basil McKnight Fatally Injured in Charlotte Bar Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the shooting death at a Charlotte bar have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

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Gunfire rang out at a Charlotte, North Carolina bar early Sunday morning, February 16, 2020, leaving one man dead.

As reported by CharlotteObserver.com, “[t]he shooting occurred at The Trap Bar & Billiards in the 1900 block of Westinghouse Boulevard.”

According to the report, “At the scene, officers located James John Basil McKnight, 34, with a gunshot wound in the parking lot of The Trap.”

The shooting investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Bar patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the bar is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property? 
  • Was there any suspicious activity or suspicious people on the property prior to the shooting.
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the bar owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, James John Basil McKnight’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that James John Basil McKnight’s family retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

Update: Julian Holmes Fatally Injured in Tucson, AZ Apartment Complex Shooting.

Update: Julian Holmes Fatally Injured in Tucson, AZ Apartment Complex Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting death at a Tucson apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Update: According to Patch.com, the victim killed in a Tucson apartment complex Friday afternoon is identified as “Julian Holmes, 23.”

A man was fatally injured after a shooting at a Tucson, Arizona apartment complex Friday night, February 7, 2020.  

As reported by Tucson.com, “Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of South Craycroft Road around 4 p.m. Friday for reports of a shooting.”

According to the report, “[w]hen [officers] arrived, they found a man in his early 20’s with obvious signs of gunshot trauma…[h]e was transported to a local hospital, where he died shortly after.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the apartment complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting? 

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the apartment complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the  family of Julian Holmes may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the  family of Julian Holmes retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

John A. Fernandez Fatally Injured in Hampton, VA Apartment Complex Shooting.

John A. Fernandez Fatally Injured in Hampton, VA Apartment Complex Shooting. (WTKR.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting death at a Hampton apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

A man was fatally injured after a shooting at a Hampton, Virginia apartment complex Sunday night, January 19, 2020.  

As reported by DailyPress.com, “[d]ispatchers received a call about the shooting around 8:53 p.m….[it] happened in the 5100 block of Goldsboro Drive, which is [at]…apartments in the Northampton area.”

According to the report, “the victim…a 27-year-old man from Hampton…was pronounced dead at the scene.”

WTKR.com is reporting the victim as “27-year-old John A. Fernandez.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the apartment complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting? 

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the apartment complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, John A. Fernandez‘s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that John A. Fernandez‘s family retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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.

Michael Kane Injured in Port Everglades, FL Crane Accident.

Michael Kane Injured in Port Everglades, FL Crane Accident. (Local10.com)

Was safety negligence or an equipment malfunction a factor in this construction crane accident and could it have been prevented?  Read ‘Our Legal Take’ below to find out if the victim may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation.

Local News

A construction crane collapse at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida construction site left one man injured Tuesday afternoon, January 14, 2020.

As reported by Local10.com, the incident happened “Tuesday afternoon during a crane collapse at Port Everglades…at 1820 Eller Drive.”

According to the report, “Michael Kane, the 46-year-old victim suffered a non-life-threatening back injury during the incident…the crane had been on a flatbed when it tipped over.”

Mr. Kane was taken to Broward Health Medical Center.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

The use of cranes is vital in modern construction, but there are many dangers associated with their operation. The Murray Law Firm questions the safety measures implemented by the owner and operator of the crane, and whether this tragic incident may have been prevented. Relevant factual and legal inquires include, but are not limited to:

  • Was the crane installed properly?
  • Was the crane up to date on certifications? 
  • Were operating functions checked daily to ensure that everything is working properly and that there are no defects or cracks in the support members?
  • Were any attempts made to service, repair, or replace the crane prior to the incident?
  • Was the crane being operated in a proper and safe manner?

Generally, crane owners and operators are required to install and utilize the equipment in a non-negligent manner. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the crane owner or operator failed to provide adequate safety measures to protect individuals from foreseeable harm, or failed to operate the crane safely, Michael Kane may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.  Under Workers’ Compensation laws, our legal team suggests that Michael Kane will also most likely be entitled to significant compensation as a result of this accident. While Michael Kane should be eligible for benefits under workers compensation laws, he may also hold a third-party civil claim against the designer or manufacturer of the crane that collapsed. Because this potential products liability claim is dependent on the facts surrounding the incident, it is imperative that an experienced attorney be retained without delay so as to ensure that all evidence connected to the accident is preserved.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS

The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for individuals who have been hurt, or families whose loved one has been killed, in crane and other work-related accidents. We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for the family of a worker who lost his life at 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 888.842.1600. 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.

George Kirksey, Alicia Roman Killed in Wichita, KS Hotel Shooting.

George Kirksey, Alicia Roman Killed in Wichita, KS Hotel Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to these hotel shooting deaths and are justice and compensation available to the victims families? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

A man and woman were shot and killed at a Wichita, Kansas hotel early Thursday morning, January 2, 2020.

As reported by KWCH.com, “around 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, officers responded to the shooting at the Hotel at Waterwalk, in the 700 block of S. Main.”

According to the report, “[o]fficers arrived to find [two people] with multiple gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead on the scene.”

Kansas.com is reporting, “[p]olice identified the victims as 27-year-old George Kirksey and 22-year-old Alicia Roman.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Hotel guests and visitors have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the hotel is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • Was the hotel aware of any improper 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 the victim and others at the time of the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the hotel owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its guests and visitors, the family of George Kirksey and Alicia Roman may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of George Kirksey and Alicia Roman retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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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Avenanna Propst Killed, Two Others Injured in Concord, NC Mall Shooting.

Avenanna Propst Killed, Two Others Injured in Concord, NC Mall Shooting. (MyFox8.com)

Could the shooting death at a Concord mall have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

A teen girl was killed and two teen boys were injured in a shooting at a Concord, North Carolina mall Saturday evening, December 28, 2019.

As reported by WRAL.com, “[a]round 8:45 p.m., Concord police responded to a call about a fight outside a Dave and Buster’s at the Concord Mills mall. Officers discovered there had been a shooting.”

According to the report, “a 13-year-old girl, identified as Avenanna Propst, died at the scene.”

ABC11.com is reporting, “two young boys were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be OK.”

According to the report, “[p]olice believe Propst and the two boys were in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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Shopping center patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Did the shopping center have adequate security in place at the time of the shooting?
  • What security measures, such as visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, Avenanna Propst’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that Avenanna Propst’s family and any injured victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of 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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