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Darryl Wayne Nellums Jr., Demarion Marquis Glasco, Tavion Ellis Rice Fatally Injured in Dallas Nightclub Shooting.

Darryl Wayne Nellums Jr., Demarion Marquis Glasco, Tavion Ellis Rice Fatally Injured in Dallas Nightclub Shooting. (DallasNews.com)

Could the shooting at a Dallas nightclub have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims families? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Gunfire rang out at a Dallas, TX nightclub early Sunday Morning, October 25, 2020, leaving three people dead.

As reported by NBCDFW.com, “[o]fficers responded about 2:30 a.m. to [a] club in the 2200 block of Manana Drive.”

DallasNews.com is reporting, “[o]fficers found 26-year-old Darryl Wayne Nellums Jr., 27-year-old Demarion Marquis Glasco and 29-year-old Tavion Ellis Rice on the floor of the club.”

According to the report, “Nellums died at the scene from a gunshot wound. Glasco and Rice died at a hospital.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property? 
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the nightclub aware of any suspicious activity prior to the shooting?
  • Does the nightclub check guests for dangerous weapons prior to entering the establishment?
  • Was the nightclub allowed to be open under current coronavirus pandemic restrictions?

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 nightclub owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the families of Darryl Wayne Nellums Jr., Demarion Marquis Glasco and Tavion Ellis Rice 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 families of the families of the families of Darryl Wayne Nellums Jr., Demarion Marquis Glasco and Tavion Ellis Rice retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Jailyn Bernard Page, Bryce Lee Goddard, Christopher Donshae Jackson Identified as Victims in Fatal Houston Nightclub Shooting.

Jailyn Bernard Page, Bryce Lee Goddard, Christopher Donshae Jackson Identified as Victims in Fatal Houston Nightclub Shooting. (KHOU.com)

Could the shooting at a Houston nightclub have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims families and other injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Update: KIRO7.com is reporting, “Houston police confirmed on Wednesday the identities of the three men killed in the shooting as 19-year-old Jailyn Bernard Page, 21-year-old Bryce Lee Goddard and 22-year-old Christopher Donshae Jackson, 22. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.”

Gunfire rang out at a Houston, TX nightclub Tuesday night, October 20, 2020, leaving three people dead and one other person injured.

As reported by DFW.cbslocal.com, “[p]olice were called to the DD Sky Club at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday on reports of multiple people dead inside.”

According to the report, “[o]nce there, officers found three people dead at the scene and a fourth person in critical condition.”

KHOU.com is reporting, “[p]olice were told there was a fight inside the club, which is located on the second floor of a shopping center, and at least two people pulled out guns and opened fire, shooting into the crowd.”

Per the report, “[a] security guard told KHOU 11 they search all the men who come into the venue but not the women, and they believe the guns were sneaked in by women.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property? 
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the nightclub aware of any suspicious activity prior to the shooting?
  • Does the nightclub check guests for dangerous weapons prior to entering the establishment?
  • Was the nightclub allowed to be open under current coronavirus pandemic restrictions?

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 nightclub owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the families of the Jailyn Bernard Page, Bryce Lee Goddard, Christopher Donshae Jackson may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.  In addition, any injured victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their injuries.

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 families of the families of the Jailyn Bernard Page, Bryce Lee Goddard, Christopher Donshae Jackson and any injured victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

DD Sky Club Nightclub Shooting in Houston, TX Claims Three Lives and Injures One Other.

DD Sky Club Nightclub Shooting in Houston, TX Claims Three Lives and Injures One Other. (KHOU.com)

Could the shooting at a Houston nightclub have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims families and other injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Gunfire rang out at a Houston, TX nightclub Tuesday night, October 20, 2020, leaving three people dead and one other person injured.

As reported by DFW.cbslocal.com, “[p]olice were called to the DD Sky Club at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday on reports of multiple people dead inside.”

According to the report, “[o]nce there, officers found three people dead at the scene and a fourth person in critical condition.”

KHOU.com is reporting, “[p]olice were told there was a fight inside the club, which is located on the second floor of a shopping center, and at least two people pulled out guns and opened fire, shooting into the crowd.”

Per the report, “[a] security guard told KHOU 11 they search all the men who come into the venue but not the women, and they believe the guns were sneaked in by women.”

The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

Top-100-Trial-Lawyers

FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property? 
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the nightclub aware of any suspicious activity prior to the shooting?
  • Does the nightclub check guests for dangerous weapons prior to entering the establishment?
  • Was the nightclub allowed to be open under current coronavirus pandemic restrictions?

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 nightclub owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the families of the deceased victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.  In addition, any injured victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their injuries.

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 families of the deceased victims and any injured victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property. We offer our legal assistance, if desired.

We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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Click Here to Find Out How to Choose the Right Attorney

DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.