Did a security failure contribute to this senseless Norfolk nightclub shooting and are justice and compensation available to Jawon Bray?
Security measures are in question after 21-year-old Jawon Bray was seriously injured in a shooting “inside Broadway Restaurant and Lounge early morning Sunday,” September 30, 2018, according to 13 News Now.
“Despite a sign at the door that says ‘no weapons allowed,’ Sunday’s shooting marks the third time shots have been fired there since June,” WAVY 10 reports. “Since October of last year, Norfolk police responded to 72 calls for service at the nightclub. The type of calls range from larceny to disturbances and assaults.”
Did negligent security contribute to this Norfolk nightclub 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 Jawon Bray may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Virginia, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
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 additional security measures, such as weapons screenings, metal detectors, bag checks, visible surveillance cameras, off-duty police, and security personnel, were implemented by the nightclub owner, following media reports of prior gun violence on property?
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 nightclub owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Jawon Bray may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his 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 victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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