Could this senseless Fayetteville motel shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim?
Security measures are in question after a man was shot during an “apparent robbery at the Travel Inn on…North Eastern Boulevard” Tuesday night, July 31, 2018, according to The Fayetteville Observer.
Police told ABC 11, responding officers discovered “a man in a motel room suffering from a gunshot wound.” He was transported to “Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition.” Police told media “robbery appears to be a motive.”
Did negligent security contribute to this Fayetteville motel 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 victim may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in North Carolina, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Motel guests 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 senseless shooting may have been prevented.
- How did the gunman gain entry to the property? What access controls and security measures, such as surveillance cameras, fencing and security patrols, were in place to protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
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 motel owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his 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 retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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