Did negligent security contribute to the tragic death of this young man?
A shooting outside the College Arms apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 27-year-old Marquavious Willdarious Boler Wednesday night, January 3, 2018.
According to to Opelika-Auburn News, gunfire erupted following a “heated confrontation” in “the College Arms apartment parking lot…near the intersection of North Gay Street and Mimosa Avenue.” Tragically Mr. Boler succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene.
WTVM 9 reports, police have since charged a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting.
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 below to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Alabama, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents 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.
- Where was apartment security and management during the initial parking lot altercation? Were any efforts made to call police or deescalate the situation prior to gunfire?
- How did the gunman gain entry to the complex? What security measures, such as gated entry, surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were in place to protect residents and deter crime 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, the family of Marquavious Boler 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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