Could the tragic loss of this young man have been prevented, and are justice and compensation available to Mr. Wyatt’s family?
Gunfire erupted “in a busy shopping center…in the 5000 block of Old National Highway” Wednesday night, September 26, 2018, tragically claiming the life of 24-year-old Jeremiah Wyatt, according to The AJC.
Police told WSBTV 2 they are still searching for suspects and a motive.
Was negligent security a factor in this senseless loss of life? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if Mr. Wyatt’s family may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.
Our Legal Take
Shopping center 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 tragedy may have been prevented.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? What security measures, such as bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect Mr. Wyatt 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 shopping center owner failed to provide adequate security, Jeremiah Wyatt’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their loss.
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