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Richard William Carter Jr. Killed in Eze-N-Quick minimart Shooting.

Richard William Carter Jr. Killed in Convenience Store Shooting. (WCNC.com)

Could the tragic loss of Richard William Carter Jr. have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Carter’s family?

Local News

Gunfire erupted at a Charlotte, North Carolina convenience store Friday night, March 8, 2019, claiming the life of one man.

According to WSOCtv.com, “[p]olice…responded to the Eze-N-Quick minimart on Tuckaseegee Road at State Street just after 11 p.m. Friday…they found a man in the parking lot who had been shot.”  WCNC.com is reporting, responders “pronounced 48-year-old Richard William Carter Jr. dead at the scene.”

No suspects have been arrested according to media outlets.  The investigation is ongoing.

Our Legal Take

Convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided on the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • Was the suspect seen on the property prior to the incident?
  • What additional security measures, such as bright lighting, visible surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Carter at the time of the incident?

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 convenience store owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on the premises, the family of Richard William Carter Jr. may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death.

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 Mr. Carter’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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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.

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.

Jesús Lopez, James Ronquillo Killed in Albuquerque Gas Station Shooting

Jesús Lopez, James Ronquillo Killed in Albuquerque Gas Station Shooting (KOAT 7)

Could the loss of Jesús Lopez and James Ronquillo have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to their families?

Local News

Gunfire erupted at an Albuquerque Gas Station early Monday, January 14, 2019, claiming the lives of Jesús Lopez and James Ronquillo.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, “officers were called to reports of a shooting at a 24-hour Circle K gas station on University and Menaul NE.” It is not known if police have a motive for the shooting, however,  “[Mr.] Lopez’s mother told the Journal that detectives told her family it might have been a robbery attempt.”

Apparently, there have been multiple calls to this location in the past. KOAT 7 reports, “Police are familiar with the Circle K. According to APD records, officers are called to the gas station about 20 to 30 times a month.”  The many incidents allegedly reported raise grave questions over local convenience store security measures.

Our Legal Take

Gas station and convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided on the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Media reports indicate multiple calls to this location. What additional security measures, such as metal detectors, visible surveillance cameras and security patrols, were implemented by the gas station convenience store owner to deter crime and protect patrons following reports of prior criminal activity on property?

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 convenience store owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on the premises, the families of Jesús Lopez and James Ronquillo may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their wrongful deaths.

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’ families retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

We’ve Obtained Over $100 Million in Verdicts and Settlements for our Clients…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

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.

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.

Gary Medlin Killed in Convenience Store Robbery

Gary Medlin Killed in Convenience Store Robbery (Google Maps)

Could the loss of this young man have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Gary Medlin’s family?

Local News

Gunfire erupted “during a robbery” at a Gray convenience store Wednesday, January 16, 2019, claiming the life of 25-year-old bystander, Gary Medlin, ABC 6 reports.

According to The Times Tribune, Mr. Medlin “was trying to leave the A & B Quick Stop at 10354 N US 25E when the man holding the gun then fired multiple shots.” Tragically, Mr. Medlin succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. Police have since identified a suspect in the shooting.

Another armed robbery occurred at an “A & B Quick Stop in Gray…just off the Cumberland Parkway” on December 10, per WKYT reports. The two incidents raise grave questions over local convenience store security measures.

Our Legal Take

Convenience store patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided on the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
  • Media reports indicate another robbery occurred at a Gray A&B Quick Stop in December. What additional security measures, such as metal detectors, visible surveillance cameras and security patrols, were implemented to deter crime and protect patrons, following media reports of prior local convenience store violence?

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 convenience store owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on the premises, the family of Gary Medlin may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death.

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.

We’ve Obtained Over $100 Million in Verdicts and Settlements for our Clients…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

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.

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.