Could This Tragic Loss Have Been Prevented?
A shooting outside Martini’s Feel Good Lounge reportedly claimed the life of 50-year-old Edwin Smith and left four others injured Saturday morning, September 23, 2017.
According to KBAK News, gunfire erupted in the “parking lot…of the Martini’s Feel Good Lounge” shortly after 1:30 a.m. Tragically, Mr. Smith succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. The conditions of the other four victims have not been released.
The location was apparently the subject of prior shooting investigations in August of this year and 2014, per KBAK reports.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of life? 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’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in California, 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 patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the lounge or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Edwin Smith may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death. Additionally, the other victims of this shooting may 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 victim’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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