Did a security failure contribute to the shooting of a mother and her 10-year-old daughter?
A gun fight outside a Las Vegas shopping center reportedly left three innocent bystanders injured Tuesday, May 8, 2018, including a 10-year-old girl and her mother.
According to FOX 5 Vegas, three bystanders were injured during a “running gun battle…at 354 N. Nellis Boulevard in a parking lot between a SuperPawn and Denny’s restaurant.”
The Las Vegas Sun reports, a mother and her 10-year-old daughter were caught in the crossfire. Both were transported to the hospital with injuries. A third victim “was grazed by a bullet that went through her car.”
Did negligent security contribute to this Las Vegas shopping center 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 the victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Nevada, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Business and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the shopping center and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
May 2018 crime reports, by Spotcrime.com, reveal a number of recent assaults in the area. Was the shopping center owner aware of criminal activity in the area? If so, what additional security measures, such as surveillance cameras and security patrols, were implemented to protect patrons and deter crime?
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 business or shopping center owners 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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The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence. We have recovered millions of dollars for our Clients, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.
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