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Eric Marshall Wounded, One Teen Fatally Injured in Milledgeville, GA Restaurant shooting.

Eric Marshall Wounded, One Teen Fatally Injured in Milledgeville, GA Restaurant shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting death and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family and any injured victims? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted early Saturday morning, March 14, 2020 at a Milledgeville, Georgia restaurant leaving one person dead and one other injured. 

As reported by WGXA.tv, Milledgeville Police Department responded to “an early morning shooting at a [restaurant] in Milledgeville…at 300 E. Hancock Street around 4:15 Saturday morning.”

41NBC.com is reporting, “a 17-year-old died on scene. 24-year-old Eric Marshall was taken to Navicent Health, Baldwin.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

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Restaurant patrons and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property 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:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • What security measures were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was the restaurant aware of any suspicious activity 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 property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the family of the deceased victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, Eric Marshall may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for his 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 Eric Marshall and the family of the deceased victim 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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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.

Atlanta Fast-Food Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting Leaves Two People Injured.

Atlanta Fast-Food Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting Leaves Two People Injured. (WSBtv.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at an Atlanta fast food restaurant 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 erupted outside an Atlanta, Georgia fast food restaurant Sunday night, January 12, 2020, leaving two people injured.

As reported by 11Alive.com, “[t]he shooting happened at 3604 Bakers Ferry Road in the heart of the city’s Adamsville neighborhood.”

According to the report, “upon arriving at the scene in response to a “person shot” call, [police] found the two victims.”

WSBtv.com is reporting, “[p]olice found a man who had been shot in the head and a woman who was shot in the leg. Both were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.” 

According to the report, “the couple was in a car when two men walked up and shot into the car multiple times.”

The investigation is ongoing.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Restaurant patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the restaurant 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 or near the the property, and, if so, were any security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • Was the restaurant 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 property 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 404.842.1600. 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.

Man Ambushed and Shot Leaving Southwest Atlanta Restaurant.

Man Ambushed and Shot Leaving Southwest Atlanta Restaurant. (Fox5Atlanta.com)

Did negligent security contribute to this shooting and are justice and compensation available to the victim? Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

Gunfire erupted Sunday night, July 14, 2019 outside an Atlanta, Georgia restaurant leaving one man injured.

According to AJC.com, “[t]he victim was having a late-night meal at JJ Fish and Chicken on Pryor Road…He was ambushed just before 11 p.m. as he returned to his car.”  According to the report, “two unknown male suspects produced handguns and fired at the victim, striking him multiple times.” As reported by Fox5Atlanta.com, the victim was able to make it to his vehicle and sped away driving a short distance before pulling over and calling police for help.  The victim was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with gunshot wounds to the hand, groin, and abdomen. 

The investigation is ongoing and no suspects have been identified.

OUR LEGAL TAKE

Business patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises they are visiting. The level of security provided at the property 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:

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property?
  • What security measures, such as bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, clear windows, and visible security personnel, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
  • Was there any suspicious activity 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 property owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its visitors, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for his 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 victim retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect his 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 404.842.1600. 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.