Could this Atlanta apartment shooting have been prevented and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?
A man was shot and killed during an altercation “at the Westwood Glen Apartment Homes in the 1200 block of Fairburn Road” Thursday morning, September 27, 2018, according to The AJC.
The complex was the location of a prior shooting investigation in April 2014, per 11 Alive reports.
Was negligent security a factor in this Atlanta apartment shooting? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victim’s family may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.
- What additional security measures, such as gated entry, monitored surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were implemented by the apartment complex 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 apartment complex owners failed to provide adequate security, the victim’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.
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.
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