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Chavez Laquan Vargas Fatally Injured in Greensboro, NC Fast Food Parking Lot Shooting.

Chavez Laquan Vargas Fatally Injured in Greensboro, NC Fast Food Parking Lot Shooting. (WFMYnews2.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Greensboro fast food restaurant and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted outside a Greensboro, North Carolina fast food restaurant Monday morning, April 12, 2021, leaving one man dead.

As reported by WFMYnews2.com, “Chavez Laquan Vargas, 29, of Winston-Salem was shot Monday morning after 9 a.m. in [a] restaurant’s parking lot at the corner of West Wendover Avenue and Bridford Parkway.”

According to the report, “Vargas later died from his injuries.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Restaurant and parking lot patrons and employees have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the restaurant is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Was the restaurant aware of any suspicious activity or suspicious people on property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its employees and visitors, the family of Chavez Laquan Vargas may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for her injuries.  

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Chavez Laquan Vargas retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect her interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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Sean Darrius Woodberry Killed, One Other Man Injured in Fort Worth, TX Restaurant Shooting.

Sean Darrius Woodberry Killed, One Other Man Injured in Fort Worth, TX Restaurant Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting death and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted Sunday night, May 31, 2020 at a Fort Worth, TX restaurant parking lot leaving one man dead and another injured. 

As reported by DallasNews.com, “[o]fficers were called shortly before 10 p.m. to…a restaurant in the 4200 block of East Lancaster Avenue, where police said the two men had been shot.”

Star-Telegram.com is reporting, “[t]he Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man who was killed as Sean Darrius Woodberry, 27, of Forth Worth…The critically injured man was taken to a local hospital.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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Restaurant patrons and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the restaurant aware of any suspicious activity on property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of Sean Darrius Woodberry may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Sean Darrius Woodberry and any injured victim retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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.

Nasani Raley Critically Injured in Cramerton, NC Fast Food Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting.

Nasani Raley Critically Injured in Cramerton, NC Fast Food Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting. (WSOCtv.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Cramerton fast food restaurant and are justice and compensation available to the victim?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted outside a Cramerton, North Carolina fast food restaurant Tuesday night, May 26, 2020, leaving one teen girl injured.

As reported by WSOCtv.com, “[t]he shooting happened around 10 p.m. in the parking lot of [a restaurant] on Market Street in Cramerton.”

According to the report, “[w]hen officers got to the restaurant, they found Nasani Raley in the parking lot. She had been shot in the back and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.”

Per the report, “Raley had been working at the [restaurant], and police think she may have been taking out the trash when someone shot her….”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Restaurant and parking lot patrons and employees have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the restaurant is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Was the restaurant aware of any suspicious activity or suspicious people on property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its employees and visitors, Nasani Raley may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for her injuries.  

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that Nasani Raley retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect her interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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.