Could this senseless Fairburn motel shooting have been prevented are justice and compensation available to the victim?
Gunfire erupted following a dispute outside “the Efficiency Lodge on Senoia Road around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday,” December 5, 2018, according to 11 Alive.
Police told FOX 5 the 33-year-old victim “was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.” Investigators have not yet identified a suspect or motive.
The motel was apparently the location of a homicide investigation in October 2012, per AJC reports.
Was negligent security a factor in this Fairburn motel shooting? 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
Hotel 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 hotel and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- What additional security measures, such as guarded entry, guest screening, bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were implemented to deter crime and protect guests 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 motel owner failed to provide adequate security, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.
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