Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Man Shot at Atlanta Car Wash
Did negligent security contribute to this car wash shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a claim for compensation.
A man was reportedly shot and injured at a south Atlanta car wash Saturday, June 4, 2016.
The AJC reports, the victim was shot “at a car wash in south Fulton County…at Old National Highway and Jolly Road.” The victim was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with injuries. His current condition has not been released.
Police have not yet identified a suspect.
Our Legal Take
Car wash patrons 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 car wash and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as surveillance cameras, bright lighting, and security patrols, were in place to protect patrons at the time of the shooting?
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? If so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the car wash owner or management to deter crime?
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 car wash owner or management failed to provide adequate security, the victim may elect to seek justice and pursue legal claims for his injuries.
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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