Did negligent security contribute to this tragic Beaumont nightclub shooting?
A shooting outside Club Rumba in Beaumont reportedly claimed the life of 27-year-old Ronald Livings and left several others injured Saturday morning, December 9, 2017.
According to PA News, gunfire erupted “at Club Rumba, 3684 College St., Suite B where witnesses said a fight broke out inside the club and continued into the parking lot.” Mr. Livings was transported to Baptist Hospital, where he tragically succumbed to fatal injuries. Four others suffered injuries in the hail of gunfire, per Beaumont Enterprise reports. Their current conditions have not been released.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss? 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 victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Nightclub 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 tragedy may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as weapons screenings, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place at the time of the shooting?
- Were any attempts made by nightclub security or management to safely and separately remove those involved in the initial dispute from the premises prior to an escalation to gun violence?
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 nightclub owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, family of Ronald Livings may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his wrongful death. Additionally, the other victims of this tragic shooting may 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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