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Could this Buckhead lounge shooting have been prevented and is justice available to the victim?

Gunfire erupted outside the Anchor Down Grille & Lounge Friday morning, May 18, 2018, leaving one woman injured, per WSB-TV 2 reports. The 24-year-old victim reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the back in the lounge parking lot on Piedmont Road. Her current condition has not been released.

“Friday was not the first time police responded to a shooting at Anchor Down Grille and Lounge,” The AJC reports. “In July 2016, two groups of men began shooting in the parking lot, and 25-year-old Taylor Hayden got caught in the crossfire.”

Was negligent security a factor in this senseless Buckhead nightclub shooting and could this incident have been prevented?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victim may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.

Our Legal Take

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

  • What additional security measures, such as weapons screenings, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, off-duty police, and security patrols, were implemented by the nightclub owner following media reports of prior violence on property?

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 lounge owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for victims of unsafe properties in Georgia, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict in Georgia.

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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Could This Statesboro Bar Shooting Have Been Prevented and Is Justice Available to the Victims?

Two people were reportedly shot and injured when gunfire erupted outside Midtown Bar and Grill in Statesboro Saturday morning, May 5, 2018.

According to WALB 10 News, responding officers “encountered a large, chaotic crowd in the parking lot of the business,” shortly after midnight. Two victims were transported to East Georgia Medical Center with “apparent gunshot wounds.” Their current conditions have not been released. Warrants have since been issued for a suspect’s arrest, per WSAV reports.

Was negligent security a factor in this senseless shooting and could this incident have been prevented?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victims may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.

Our Legal Take

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

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    (Spotcrime.com: May 2018 Crime Map)

    A recent crime report from Spotcrime.com reveals a number of assaults in the surrounding area. What parking lot security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to protect the victims and deter such crime at the time of the shooting?

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 bar owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their injuries.

The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for victims of unsafe properties in Georgia, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict in Georgia.

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 912.385.9690. Consultations are free and confidential.

CALL NOW: 912.385.9690

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