Could the tragic loss of this young Houston man have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to his family?
A young Houston man was shot and killed during a robbery outside “the Innsbruck Lemoyne Apartment complex in the 4600 block of Sherwood Lane” Wednesday, August 15, 2018, according to ABC 13 reports.
Police are still searching for three men seen fleeing the scene, per Houston Chronicle reports.
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and 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 tragedy may have been prevented.
Recent reports from Spotcrime.com reveal a number of crimes in the surrounding area. What security measures, such as gated-entry, fencing, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were implemented by the apartment complex owner to deter crime and protect residents and guests, following reports of local criminal activity?
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, the victim’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.
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