Security Negligence? Our Legal Take: Jaime Hernandez Shot, Killed in IHop Parking Lot Robbery
Did negligent security contribute to the tragic loss of this young man? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a loss or injury as a consequence of negligent security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the young man’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 888.842.1616.
19-year-old Jaime ‘Flaco’ Hernandez was reportedly shot and killed during a robbery “at an IHop parking lot” in Houston Saturday morning, December 10, 2016.
According to ABC 13, armed “suspects followed Hernandez and his friends from a check cashing business to an IHOP restaurant on the 6000 block of the Gulf Freeway.” The assailants apparently opened fire when Mr. Hernandez attempted to drive away.
Our Legal Take
Business patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on property. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided in the parking lot and whether this shooting 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?
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owner or management to protect patrons?
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 parking lot owner or management failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Jaime Hernandez may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim for his 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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La Firma del Abogado Murray, extensiva y exitosamente ha representado familias que han perdido seres queridos como consecuencia de ataques violentos en apartamentos y propiedades negligentes, si lo desea, le ofrecemos nuestros servicios y experiencia. A quien busque ayuda o representación legal, le alentamos que se contacte con nosotros (haga clic aquí) al 888.842.1616. La consulta no cuesta nada y es confidencial.
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