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Did a Security Lapse Contribute to this Violent Parking Lot Robbery and Shooting? Couple Shot in Plaza Midwood

Local News

A couple was reportedly shot during a robbery outside the Plaza Midwood shopping center Saturday night, December 17, 2016.

According to WSOC News 9, “a man and woman were robbed and shot in a Plaza Midwood shopping center parking lot…on Central Avenue, near Pecan Avenue, around 11 p.m.” Both victims were transported to Carolinas Medical Center. Their current conditions have not been released.

There have been “several other crimes in the Plaza Midwood area over the last two months,” per Channel 9 reports. Ketie Jones was reportedly shot and killed while walking home in October and two college students were robbed at gunpoint only weeks ago.

Did negligent security contribute to this shopping center shooting? 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 victims may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in North Carolina, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 888.842.1616.

Our Legal Take

Shopping Center and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. 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 security patrols, bright lighting and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
  • Were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owner or management to protect patrons following prior reports of local gun violence?

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 victims and may seek justice and 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.

We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Property Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe 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.

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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(WSOCTV 9 News)

(WSOCTV 9 News)

Parking Lot Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured Outside Charlotte Strip Mall

Did negligent security contribute to this parking lot shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and a claim for compensation

Local News

A man was reportedly shot and injured outside The Plaza strip mall in Charlotte Tuesday night, September 28, 2016.

According to WSOCTV 9 News, the shooting occurred “around 10:30 p.m. outside of a strip mall on The Plaza.” The victim was apparently “getting into his car when a man walked up and shot him several times.” The victim was transported to Carolinas Medical Center with “life-threatening” injuries. His current condition has not been released.

Police have not yet identified a suspect or motive in the shooting.

Our Legal Take

Shopping center and parking lot patrons have a right to feel safe and secure on the property that they are visiting. 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 protect patrons at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, were any additional security measures implemented by the parking lot owner to deter crime?

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 victim may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim for his 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 victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe 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.

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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(WCNC News)

(WCNC News)

Parking Lot Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Charlotte ALDI Shooting

Local News

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are searching for a gunman in the robbery-shooting which left one victim injured outside an ALDI grocery store Tuesday morning, March 29, 2016.

According to WCNC News, “[t]he shooting happened in the ALDI grocery store parking lot around 5:30 a.m. in the 5500 block of Old Pineville Road.” Officers discovered a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene. The victim was reportedly transported to Carolinas Medical Center with “potentially life-threatening injuries.”

Police have not yet identified a suspect, but believe the shooting was “robbery related.”

Our Legal Take

Grocery store and parking lot patrons have a right to be safe and secure while on the premises of the establishment that they are visiting. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided to patrons of the ALDI parking lot and whether this unconscionable attack may have been prevented.

  • What parking lot security measures, such as surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were in place to protect patrons at the time of the shooting? 
  • Have there been previous incidents of violence on or near property and, if so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the parking lot or grocery store owners to deter crime?

Generally, store and parking lot owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that either failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the victim may elect to seek justice and pursue a legal claim for his injuries.

Given the complexities of pursuing a negligent security case, it is imperative that the victim retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.  Based upon its prior experience in handling property security negligence claims, 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.

We’ve Recovered Millions for Victims of Parking Lot Security Negligence…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe 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 we recently obtained 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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