Did a fatal security lapse contribute to this tragic loss?
A stabbing reported to have occurred at the Quest Enclave apartment complex Monday night, November 20, 2017, claimed the life of 32-year-old Latrell Blackmon according to a local news outlet.
FOX 5 reports, Atlanta police discovered Ms. Blackmon suffering from stab wounds at the “Quest Enclave apartments in the 600 block of Cameron M. Alexander Blvd.,” shortly before 10:00 p.m. Tragically, she succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. Police have since made an arrest, per Atlanta Patch reports.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss of life? We represent individuals and families in Georgia who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent property security, and we have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia, or call now for a free consultation with out legal team: 404.842.1600.
Our Legal Take
Apartment complex 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 to those at the property and whether this tragedy may have been prevented.
- Were any efforts made by apartment security, management or staff to call police at the start of the altercation?
- What security measures, such as gated-entry, bright lighting, surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place at the time of the assault?
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 owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the family of Latrell Blackmon may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for her wrongful death.
Based upon its long, extensive, and successful experience in handling negligent security cases against property owners in the State of Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that photographs and a thorough, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed immediately, before any evidence may be repaired, damaged or destroyed.
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