Did a security failure contribute to this senseless Bradenton bar shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victims?
Security measures are in question after an altercation at a Bradenton bar escalated into gunfire Saturday morning, August 18, 2018, leaving 37-year-old Marlin Amaya-Castro and 29-year-old Guillermo Gonzalez injured.
According to the Herald-Tribune, “the shooting occurred around 1:25 a.m. Saturday at [a] Bar and Lounge in the 5600 block of 15th Street East.” Police told News 9, “two groups got into a physical altercation, which led to the shooting.” It is unclear whether Mr. Amaya-Castro and Mr. Gonzalez were part of the initial dispute or bystanders.
Did negligent security contribute to this Bradenton bar 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 Mr. Gonzalez and Mr. Amaya-Castro may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Florida, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Bar and nightclub patrons 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.
- What security measures, such as weapons screenings, surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Gonzalez and Mr. Amaya-Castro at the time of the shooting?
- Were any attempts made to safely and separately remove all parties involved in the initial dispute from the premises, prior to an escalation to violence? Were police called at the start of the initial altercation?
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 bar owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Mr. Gonzalez and Mr. Amaya-Castro may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their 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 victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence. We have recovered millions of dollars for our Clients, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.
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