Did a Security Failure Contribute to This Memphis Apartment Shooting?
A shooting at the New Horizon apartment complex reportedly left three people injured, including a 15-year-old child, Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
According to News 5, the shooting occurred “inside the New Horizon apartment complex, around 8 p.m.” Three victims were transported to the hospital with injuries. Their current conditions have not been released.
The complex was apparently “deemed a nuisance” in 2012. A FOX 13 report warns, “[f]rom the outside looking in, you can see the area is covered in trash and several units are boarded up. Some who call [the] Whitehaven apartment complex home told FOX 13 things are even worse inside.”
Did negligent security contribute to the shooting of a teenage boy and two men? 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 victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Tennessee, 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 apartment complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victims 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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