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Houston Nightclub Shooting Leaves Two People Dead, One Injured.

Houston Nightclub Shooting Leaves Two People Dead, One Injured. (ABC13.com)

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

Local News

Gunfire rang out outside a Houston, Texas nightclub early Sunday morning, October 6, 2019, leaving two people dead and one person injured.

As reported by ABC13.com, “Houston police responded to reports of a shooting outside of a nightclub in the 9000 block of Westheimer around 2 a.m.”

According to the report, “a fight broke out inside of the club and then moved outside…someone pulled out a gun and fired several shots, killing two people and injuring one more.”

The injured victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition, per the report.

The investigation is ongoing, no suspects have been identified.

Our Legal Take

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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?
  • Does the nightclub check guests for dangerous weapons prior to entering the establishment?

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 victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss.  In addition, any injured victim 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 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.

Allure Nightclub Shooting, Dover, DE Leaves at Least Two People Injured.

Allure Nightclub Shooting, Dover, DE Leaves at Least Two People Injured. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Could the shooting in a lot next to a Dover nightclub have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Local News

Gunfire rang out in parking lot adjacent to a Dover, Delaware nightclub early Wednesday morning, September 25, 2019, leaving at least two people injured.

As reported by WBOC.com, “at least two people were injured following a shooting that happened outside of the Allure Nightclub.”

According to the report, “officers were called to the club, located at 865 N. DuPont Highway, shortly before 1:30 a.m. for a report of a shooting.”

WMDT.com is reporting, “[p]olice believe the incident happened on property immediately next to the nightclub’s parking lot as the club was closing for the night, when a group of subjects got into an altercation and an unknown suspect started firing.”

Three victims were taken by private vehicles to Kent General Hospital for treatment, one victim showed no visible injury and declined medical treatment, per the report.

The shooting remains under investigation, no suspects have been arrested per the media report.

WDEL.com recently reported on another shooting outside the Allure Nightclub in May 2019.

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.

Business patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided in the parking lot 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? 
  • Was the property owner aware of any suspicious activity prior to the shooting?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras, and security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victims and others at the time of the shooting?

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 property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the 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 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.

Shooting at Larry's Bar on Brick Church Pike in Nashville Leaves One Man Dead.

Shooting at Larry’s Bar on Brick Church Pike in Nashville Leaves One Man Dead. (WSMV.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s Family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted Tuesday night, September 24, 2019 at a Nashville, Tennessee bar leaving one man dead. 

As reported by WKRN.com, “[t]he shooting happened near [a]…Bar on Brick Church Pike around 11:15 p.m.”

According to the report, “officers found the victim in the street with a gunshot wound to his head.”

WSMV.com is reporting, “[t]he man was transported to TriStar Skyline Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.”

Fox17.com is identifying “29-year-old Brandon M. Jones as the victim of the shooting.”

The investigation is ongoing, no suspects have been identified.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Business patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the subject 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 there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the management aware of any suspicious activity or suspicious persons on property prior to the shooting? 

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 property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of the Brandon M. Jones 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 Brandon M. Jones 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.