Could this Spartanburg restaurant shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victims?
Security measures are under scrutiny after six people were shot “in the parking lot of Cook Out located at 1620 John B. White Sr. Blvd” Friday night, October 12, 2018, according to The State. “The victims of the shooting were mostly innocent bystanders and not involved with the fight that precipitated the incident.”
Police told 7 News, “the ages of the victims range from 16-years-old and 24-years-old and that some of the victims were students at Dorman High School and Spartanburg High School.” Their identities and current conditions have not been released.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless 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 victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in South Carolina, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
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 shooting may have been prevented.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
- What security measures, such as bright lighting, clear sight lines, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect patrons 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, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their 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 victims 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.
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