Did negligent security contribute to the stabbing death at a Las Vegas RV Park and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.
One man is dead after a stabbing at a Las Vegas, NV RV Park Friday evening, May 6, 2022.
As reported by ReviewJournal.com, “[p]olice initially responded to an RV park in the 4700 block of Boulder Highway at 5:30 p.m. Friday after reports of a stabbing. Arriving officers found a man in his 50s suffering from a stab wound.”
Fox5Vegas.com is reporting, “[t]he man was transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by medical staff.”
According to ReviewJournal.com, “Kevin Dodson died of multiple sharp force injuries…His death was ruled a homicide.”
The investigation is ongoing.
OUR LEGAL TAKE
Residents and guests of RV Parks have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this stabbing may have been prevented. The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
- What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the stabbing?
- Was the complex aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the stabbing?
Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises. Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the family of Kevin Dodson may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.
The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed. The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Kevin Dodson retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.
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The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence. We have obtained over $125 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:
- A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
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