Could this Statesboro apartment shooting have been prevented, and are justice and compensation available to the victim?
A Statesboro man was airlifted to the hospital after a shooting “in a Butler Homes apartment on Johnson Street” Wednesday afternoon, September 19, 2018, according to The Statesboro Herald. The victim was transported to Memorial Hospital in Savannah with injuries. His identity and current condition have not been released.
Statesboro police are still searching for suspects, per WTOC 11 reports.
Was negligent security a factor in this senseless Statesboro apartment 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
Apartment 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 at the apartment complex and whether this senseless shooting may have been prevented.
- What security measures, such as gated entry, monitored surveillance cameras, and security patrols, were in place to deter crime and protect the victim at the time of the shooting?
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 owners failed to provide adequate security, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for his injuries.
The Murray Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars for victims of unsafe properties in Georgia, and recently obtained a $29.25 million dollar verdict in Georgia.
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