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(CBS 46)

The city of Brookhaven seeks to reduce nightclub and bar crime by pushing back club hours following results of a 2017 public safety study.

CBS 46 reports, “between January and July 2017 [Brookhaven police] received more than 880 calls from their 10 area clubs and bars.” Major Brandon Gurley reportedly told media the numerous calls to these businesses have hindered the department’s ability to “proactively patrol” residential neighborhoods. As such, effective April 10th, bars and nightclubs “that once served alcohol until 3 a.m. now have to stop serving at 2 a.m.”

Victims of Georgia Nightclub Violence: Know Your Rights

Nightclub patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises of the establishment they are visiting. By law, Georgia property owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should a nightclub owner or manager fail in this responsibility, they may be held civilly liable for any injuries or deaths suffered as a consequence.

We Fight for Victims of Nightclub 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 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 at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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Choosing the Right Attorney

Selecting the right attorney for you or your family is highly important. You must feel confident that the attorney you hire has a complete understanding of the law applicable to your particular case, and has successful experience in handling such cases.

Important: Do not hire a lawyer who has violated the Rules of Professional Conduct!!!

You should not hire an attorney who calls you or visits you unsolicited, or anyone that contacts you directly to offer legal services. This activity is strictly prohibited by Rule 7.3 of the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which states as follows:

ABA Center for Professional ResponsibilityA LAWYER “SHALL NOT” CONTACT A PROSPECTIVE CLIENT THROUGH A “LIVE TELEPHONE” OR AN “IN-PERSON” VISIT.

– RULE 7.3, ABA MODEL RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT.

If an attorney, or someone acting on behalf of an attorney, contacts you in this manner, that attorney is in violation of this Rule. This unethical and unprofessional activity on the part of the lawyer is good sign that you should stay away. It is imperative that you are represented by an attorney who is capable of advocating for you within the confines of the law, and an attorney who fails to abide by the Rules of Professional Conduct is probably not the best fit. In fact, any such attorney should be immediately reported to the local State Bar Association. If you have been contacted in such an unsolicited manner, contact us and we’ll assist you in filing a report.
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Contingency Fees Disclaimer: “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.

 

Family, friends and community leaders are calling for an end to youth violence following the heartbreaking loss of 3-year-old T’Rhigi Craig, killed on Easter Sunday while riding in the backseat of his mother’s car. Police told FOX 5, “the bullet came from a gas station at the corner of Eastland and Bouldercrest roads.”

Authorities have since charged a 15-year-old boy with the shooting, highlighting concerns over youth violence in our community. Local leaders, including Pastors Orrin Hudson and Victor Speakman, are now asking parents and law enforcement to work together to proactively “steer young people from committing crimes.”

The tragedy also emphasizes the critical need for local business owners to do their part to protect our community by taking steps to deter foreseeable crime and by providing a safe premises for their patrons. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) warns gas stations are often the targets of criminal activity due to (frequently) late hours of operation, accessibility to major roadways, and vulnerable patrons.

Victims of Gas Station Violence: Know Your Rights

Gas station patrons have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises of the establishment they are visiting. By law, Georgia property owners are required to protect all patrons legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm.

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 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 at 888.842.1616. Consultations are free and confidential.

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Choosing the Right Attorney

Selecting the right attorney for you or your family is highly important. You must feel confident that the attorney you hire has a complete understanding of the law applicable to your particular case, and has successful experience in handling such cases.

Important: Do not hire a lawyer who has violated the Rules of Professional Conduct!!!

You should not hire an attorney who calls you or visits you unsolicited, or anyone that contacts you directly to offer legal services. This activity is strictly prohibited by Rule 7.3 of the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which states as follows:

ABA Center for Professional ResponsibilityA LAWYER “SHALL NOT” CONTACT A PROSPECTIVE CLIENT THROUGH A “LIVE TELEPHONE” OR AN “IN-PERSON” VISIT.

– RULE 7.3, ABA MODEL RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT.

If an attorney, or someone acting on behalf of an attorney, contacts you in this manner, that attorney is in violation of this Rule. This unethical and unprofessional activity on the part of the lawyer is good sign that you should stay away. It is imperative that you are represented by an attorney who is capable of advocating for you within the confines of the law, and an attorney who fails to abide by the Rules of Professional Conduct is probably not the best fit. In fact, any such attorney should be immediately reported to the local State Bar Association. If you have been contacted in such an unsolicited manner, contact us and we’ll assist you in filing a report.
SAC EM Update

Contingency Fees Disclaimer: “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.

 

Could This Decatur Shooting Have Been Prevented and Is Justice Available to the Victim?

A 34-year-old woman was reportedly shot and injured outside an Atlanta liquor store Monday night, April 9, 2018.

According to the AJC, gunfire occurred “outside a Flat Shoals Road liquor store” shortly before 11:30 p.m. The victim was” transported from Eddie’s Package Store to the hospital Monday night, but was expected to survive” according to the news story.  Per a Decatur Patch report, police are still searching for the gunman who apparently fled “in a white truck.”

Was negligent security on the part of the owner or manager of this property a factor in this 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

Business 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 at the property where this shooting occurred, and whether the incident may have been prevented.

  • Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near the property where this shooting occurred? What security measures, such as bright lighting, surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to protect the victim and deter 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 package store 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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