Could this senseless Lithonia nightclub shooting have been prevented, and are justice and compensation available to the victims?
Security measures are under scrutiny after three people were injured “in an overnight shooting outside of DeKalb’s Blue Room on Saturday,” October 20, 2018, according to CBS 46. All three victims were transported to local hospitals with injuries. Their identities and current conditions have not been released.
The incident comes only weeks after FOX 5 reported two others “were shot outside the Blue Room.” Two separate shootings in one month raise grave questions over security at the nightclub.
Was negligent security a factor in this Lithonia nightclub shooting? Read Our Legal Take below to find out if the victims may have legal avenues for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Georgia.
Our Legal Take
Nightclub 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 nightclub and whether this shooting may have been prevented.
- What additional security measures, such as bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security personnel, were implemented by the nightclub owner following media reports of prior gun 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 nightclub owner failed to provide adequate security, the victims may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for their injuries.
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