Could a Mall Security Lapse Have Contributed to the Death of This Lenoir Man?
33-year-old Westley Tyler Tugman, of Lenoir, was reportedly shot and killed in the parking lot of a Greensboro mall Saturday afternoon, February 18, 2017.
According to WRAL News, the shooting occurred “around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Four Seasons Town Centre…outside J.C. Penney.”
Police apparently told FOX 8, “Mr. Tugman was confronted by his assailant in the parking lot of Four Season Town Centre, in what appears to have been an attempted robbery.”
Did negligent security contribute to the death of Westley Tugman? 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 North 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 guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the shopping center owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Westley Tugman 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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