Security Failure? 2 Injured in Atlanta Exxon Gas Station Shooting

Could This Atlanta Gas Station Shooting Have Been Prevented?

Local News

An argument inside an Atlanta gas station reportedly erupted in gunfire, injuring two young men, Saturday morning, August 19, 2017.

The shooting occurred “outside an Exxon gas station on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard,”per 11 Alive reports. A “disagreement” apparently began “inside the gas station and moved outside,” where it escalated into gunfire. Both victims were transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting of these two young men? We represent individuals and families in Georgia who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security, and we have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victims may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 404.842.1600.

Our Legal Take

Gas station patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided to those at the property and whether this shooting may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property?
  • Were any efforts made by gas station management or security to call police or de-escalate the initial altercation prior to violence?

By law, property owners in Georgia are required to protect all those legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm.  Should the facts of this matter reveal that the gas station owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their injuries.

Based upon its long, extensive, and successful experience in handling negligent security cases against property owners in the State of Georgia, 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 Fight for Victims of Gas Station Security Negligence in Georgia…Contact us Now for a Free Consultation.

Headline Frame Fox News DeskThe Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for victims of unsafe properties in Georgia, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict for one of our Georgia Clients in Fulton County State Court.

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 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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