Could This Tragic Loss Have Been Prevented?
32-year-old Michael Powe was reportedly killed during a shooting outside the Money Saver convenience store in Cheraw Saturday evening, September 2, 2017.
According to WBTW News, gunfire erupted in the “parking lot” of the “Money Saver on Market Street.” Mr. Powe was transported to the hospital, where he tragically succumbed to fatal injuries. Police have since made an arrest, per WCNC reports. It is unclear whether robbery is considered a motive.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of life? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in South Carolina, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Generally, property owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the convenience store owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Michael Powe 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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