Could This Knoxville Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented?
An argument outside the Austin Homes apartment complex reportedly escalated into gunfire Sunday, July 23, 2017, critically injuring 34-year-old Herman Bailey, Sr.
According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the shooting occurred “in a parking lot at Austin Homes about 1 a.m.” The Daily Times reports, “40 to 50 people were gathered” in the parking lot when an argument erupted into violence. Mr. Bailey was transported to Fort Sanders Medical Center with “life-threatening” injuries. His current condition has not been released.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless 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 to find out if the victim 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 residents and guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Herman Bailey, Sr. 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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