Could the senseless loss of a Dallas father have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Orellana’s family?
Security measures are in question after a violent Dallas apartment robbery claimed the life of Eduardo Orellana September 19, 2018.
Dallas police told NBC DFW, Mr. Orellana’s “children found him outside their apartment….in the 3300 block of Webb Chapel Extension,” around 10:30 p.m. He was shot during an apparent robbery attempt.
Four men have since been charged in connection with the shooting, according to The Dallas Morning News.
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 tragedy may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as gated-entry, fencing, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Orellana 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, Eduardo Orellana’s 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 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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