Did a Security Lapse Contribute to the Senseless Death of this Mother of Three?
42-year-old mother of three, Ashanika Lee, was reportedly shot and killed in a Milwaukee parking lot Sunday, January 8, 2017.
According to FOX 6 News, the shooting occurred in a parking lot “near 76th and Bobolink in Milwaukee.” Ms. Lee was apparently “caught in the crossfire” when “two separate groups of people began to argue and fight.” Tragically, she succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene.
Did negligent security contribute to the senseless loss of this young mother? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Wisconsin, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Business and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises that they are visiting. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided in the parking lot and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as bright lighting, security patrols and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Were any efforts made to notify authorities after the initial parking lot alteration?
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
Generally, property owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the owner or management of the parking lot failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Ashanika Lee may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her 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.
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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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