Did a security failure contribute to this senseless Donelson motel shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victim?
Security measures are in question after a violent Donelson motel robbery left one person critically injured Sunday, August 5, 2018.
According WSMV 4, “officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Lotus Inn on Percy Priest Drive just before 2 a.m.” Police told News Channel 5, one person “was shot several times in the leg and stomach during a robbery.” The victim was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with “critical injuries.”
The motel was apparently the subject of a fatal stabbing investigation in July 2016, per WREG reports.
Did negligent security contribute to this Donelson motel 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 the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Tennessee, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
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 on the property and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- How did the assailants gain access to the property? What security measures, such as guarded entry, surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and 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 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 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.
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