Did negligent security contribute to this tragic Cordele apartment shooting?
A shooting at the Suwanee House apartment complex in Cordele reportedly claimed the life of one victim and left another injured Thursday morning, December 7, 2017.
According to WALB 10, gunfire erupted “at the Suwanee House Apartments just off South 7th Street,” shortly before 12:30 a.m. The Macon Telegraph reports, one victim succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene and a second was transported to the hospital.
Did negligent security contribute to this senseless loss? 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: 229.389.4900.
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.
- Have there been prior incidents of violence on or near property? 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 victim’s family may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for wrongful death. Additionally, the second victim of this shooting may elect to pursue legal claims for 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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