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(WYFF 4 News)

(WYFF 4 News)

Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Whispering Pines Shooting Leaves 1 Injured

Did negligent security contribute to this tragic shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a claim for compensation.

Local News

A shooting outside the Whispering Pines Apartments in Spartanburg reportedly left one man hospitalized Tuesday night, April 26, 2016.

The shooting occurred “at Whispering Pines Apartments,” on Abner Road, around 9:30pm. GoUpstate News reports, a male victim “was attacked by two unknown assailants as he approached his apartment.” Police told media, one of the assailants pulled a gun and “fired several times, striking the victim once.”

Police are still searching for the suspects, who apparently fled on foot. The complex appears to have a history of violence, including other reported shootings in September 2011 and March 2015.

Our Legal Take

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. Given the alleged history of violence on property, The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this horrific assault may have been prevented.

  • How did the suspects gain entry to the property? What security measures, such as gated entry, bright lighting, security patrols, and surveillance cameras, were in place at the time of the shooting?
  • Were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owner, following prior reported shootings, to deter crime and protect residents?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim 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.

We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Apartment Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe 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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(News 15)

(News 15)

Security Negligence? Our Legal Take: Teen Shot, Killed at Azalea Pointe Apartments

Did negligent security contribute to the tragic loss of an 18-year-old young man?  Read Our Legal Take to find out if the young man’s family may have a claim for compensation.

Local News

Mobile residents are once again calling for an end to community violence after an 18-year-old young man was reportedly shot and killed in the parking lot of the Azalea Pointe Apartments Sunday afternoon, April 24, 2016. Fox 10 News reports that police have identified the victim as Harvey Reed.

According to News 15, the young victim was fatally shot “in the parking lot of the Azalea Pointe Apartments” only days after celebrating his 18th birthday.

Police have not yet identified a suspect or motive in the shooting, presumably leaving residents once again concerned for their safety. News 15 reports, “evidence markers over the years are a sight far too familiar at Azalea point,” dubbed a “hot spot for crime” by police.

“It’s not fair to our children who can’t come outside and enjoy on a beautiful day like this,” a local resident told media.

Our Legal Take

Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. Given the alleged history of property violence, The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the Azalea Pointe apartment complex and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.

  • How did the gunman gain entry to the property? What security measures, such as gated entry, bright lighting, security patrols, and surveillance cameras, were in place at the time of the shooting?
  • Were any additional security precautions implemented by the complex owner or management, following prior reports of violence, to deter crime and protect residents?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of the young Harvey Reed may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim 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 Recovered Millions for Victims of Apartment Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe 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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(WRCB 3 News)

Security Breach? Our Legal Take: Pregnant Woman Shot in College Hill Courts

Local News

A pregnant woman was reportedly shot in College Hill Courts in Chattanooga Tuesday morning, April 19, 2016.

According to WRCB 3 News, the shooting occurred at the “College Hill Courts” housing complex on Grove Street. “The victim, a pregnant woman, was shot in the stomach and is said to be in emergency surgery at Erlanger,” per media reports. Her condition and that of her unborn child have not been released.

Police are searching for a suspect, who allegedly fled “driving a tan SUV.” College Hill Courts has a reported history of violence including multiple assaults in March 2016 and shootings in January 2015 and March 2015.

Our Legal Take

Residents and guests of community housing have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. Given the reported history of violence on property, The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this unconscionable attack may have been prevented.

  • How did the suspect gain entry to the property? What security measures, such as gated entry, bright lighting, security patrols, and surveillance cameras, were in place at the time of the shooting?
  • Were any additional security precautions implemented by the complex owner or management, following prior reports of violence, to deter crime and protect residents?

Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim and her family may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim for her injuries and any injuries sustained by her unborn child.

Given the complexities of pursuing a negligent security case, it is imperative that the victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.  Based upon its prior successful experience in handling security negligence claims, 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.

We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe 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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