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Could this fatal Kansas City Taco Bell parking lot shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Ms. Swygert’s family?

Local News

Gunfire erupted outside a Kansas City fast food restaurant Saturday evening, December 22, 2018, tragically claiming the life of 27-year-old Krystal Swygert.

According to FOX 4 KC, “someone shot [Ms.] Swygert in the parking lot then she ran into the [restaurant] for help.”

Police told The Kansas City Star, Ms. Swygert “was taken to the University of Kansas Hospital with what appeared to be minor, non-life-threatening injuries, but she later died during surgery.”

Police have not yet identified a suspect or motive.

Our Legal Take

Restaurant and parking lot 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?
  • What security measures, such as guarded entry, guest screening, surveillance cameras, and visible security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect Ms. Swygert 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 restaurant or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Krystal Swygert’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.

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 Recovered Millions for Victims of Parking Lot Security Negligence…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.

Could this fatal Fort Worth parking lot shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Ms. Augustus’ family?

Local News

Security measures are under scrutiny after 18-year-old Fort Worth mother, Tamara Augustus, was shot and killed while leaving a New Year’s Eve warehouse party.

According to The Star Telegram, a “fight inside a warehouse on Jones Street in south Fort Worth…ended in a gun battle” around 11:30 p.m. Ms. Augustus, was apparently “trying to escape the gunfire” when she was fatally shot. Tragically she leaves behind a baby boy.

Police told DFW CBS, “there were 200 to 300 people inside the warehouse” at the time of the shooting. The incident raises grave questions over security and crowd control measures.

Our Legal Take

Business and parking lot 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.

  • What security measures, such as weapons screenings, bag checks, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, visible security personnel, and off-duty police, were in place to deter crime and protect Ms. Augustus 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 property owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Tamara Augustus’ family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.

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 Recovered Millions for Victims of Property Security Negligence…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.

Updated: December 21, 2018 – 9:56 AM

Could this violent robbery have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Humet’s family?

Local News

Parking lot security measures are in question after Miami Lakes librarian, Jaime Humet, was shot and killed during a robbery outside “[a] County Federal Credit Union” ATM, The Miami Herald reports. Mr. Humet was apparently on his way home from work when he stopped to check his balance at the ATM. That is when he was “ambushed.”

“More than a week after the shooting,” NBC 6 reports, “family members are hoping somebody in the community will come forward.”

The tragedy raises grave questions over security measures in the ATM parking lot.

Did negligent security contribute to this fatal parking lot 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 Mr. Humet’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Florida, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.

Our Legal Take

ATM parking lot 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?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras and visible security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Humet 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 parking lot owner or manager failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, Mr. Humet’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.

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 Recovered Millions for Victims of Parking Lot Security Negligence…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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