Could the tragic loss of this young boy have been prevented?
A shooting outside a Long John Silvers reportedly claimed the life of 13-year-old Matthew McGee Saturday evening, September 9, 2017.
According to RTV 6 News, gunfire erupted “just before 10 p.m. in the parking lot of Long John Silvers on 82nd Street.” Tragically, the young victim succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. Family and friends are now calling for peace and imploring witnesses to come forward, per WTHR 13 reports. “Speak, because it could be you or your brother or your sister. Speak.”
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of life? 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 Indiana, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
Our Legal Take
Restaurant 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 on the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.
- What parking lot security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to protect patrons and deter crime at the time of the shooting?
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 restaurant or parking lot owners failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Matthew McGee may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims 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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