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Anthony Davis Fatally Injured in Fort Worth, TX Apartment Complex Shooting.

Anthony Davis Fatally Injured in Fort Worth, TX Apartment Complex Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting death at a Fort Worth apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

A man lost his life after a shooting at a Fort Worth, TX apartment complex Monday evening, November 16, 2020.

As reported by Star-Telegram.com, “Anthony Davis was at his apartment in the 6000 block of Whitedove Drive when he was shot at about 7:30 p.m. The killing may have happened during an attempted robbery.”

According to the report, “Davis died at the apartment.”

The investigation is ongoing. 

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the apartment complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting? 

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the apartment complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the  family of Anthony Davis may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. 

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the  family of Anthony Davis retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

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The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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La Colline Apartments Shooting, Fort Worth, TX Leaves Two Brothers Injured.

La Colline Apartments Shooting, Fort Worth, TX Leaves Two Brothers Injured. (NBCDFW.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at a Fort Worth apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victims?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire rang out at a Fort Worth, Texas apartment complex early Wednesday morning, November 6, 2019, leaving two men injured.

As reported by NBCDFW.com, “[t]he shooting was reported about 12:50 a.m. at the La Colline Apartments, located in the 4600 block of Altamesa Boulevard.”

According to the report, “a gunman walked into the apartment and opened fire, striking the two men multiple times.”
DFW.cbslocal.com is reporting, the two brothers “were taken to the hospital in critical condition.”

The shooting remains under investigation, no suspects have been identified.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the apartment complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Was the complex aware of any suspicious activity or suspicious people on property prior to the shooting?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the apartment complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their injuries.  

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the victims retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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Robert Earl Boozer, Jr. Killed, One Other Teen Injured in Fort Worth Apartment Complex Shooting.

Robert Earl Boozer, Jr. Killed, One Other Teen Injured in Fort Worth Apartment Complex Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting death at a Fort Worth apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted at a Fort Worth, Texas apartment complex early Sunday morning, May 26, 2019, leaving one teen boy dead and one teen boy injured.  According to DallasNews.com, “[a] caller told 911 dispatchers that a shirtless man had approached them around 1:15 a.m., saying he’d been shot seven times.”  When Fort Worth police arrived at “the Butler Place apartments on Waters Street…they found one person dead in the courtyard and another person injured.”  The news story reports “Robert Earl Boozer, Jr., of Fort Worth, was pronounced dead at the scene…[t]he injured person, whom police did not identify, was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.”  According to NBCdfw.com, “Butler Place is a large public housing complex just east of downtown that is in the process of being closed by Fort Worth Housing Solutions, the public housing authority.”  

No suspects have been identified according to the media 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 at the apartment complex and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting?
  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on the property?
  • Is the complex being shut down due to safety issues?

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 apartment complex owner failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Robert Earl Boozer, Jr. may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss. Additionally, any other victims 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 Mr. Boozer’s family and any surviving victims retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.

OUR RESULTS: OVER $100 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has an extensive and successful record representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $100 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including 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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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.