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Robert Johnson III: Security Failure? Seriously Injured in Atlanta, GA Apartment Complex Shooting.

Robert Johnson III: Security Failure? Seriously Injured in Atlanta, GA Apartment Complex Shooting. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at an Atlanta apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the injured victims? Our firm represents victims of security failures across the United States, and we have recovered nearly $200 million dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

One teen was injured after a shooting at an Atlanta, GA apartment complex Tuesday night, April 2, 2024.  

As reported by AtlantaPD.org, “[o]n 4/2/24, around 11:45pm, officers responded to a person shot at the location of 935 Marietta St NW. Upon arrival, officers located a male with multiple gunshot wounds by the pool area inside the location. Grady EMS responded to the scene and transported the male to the hospital where he remains in serious but stable condition.”

Fox5Atlanta.com is reporting, “Robert Johnson III, was at a spring break pool party at an apartment complex at 935 Marietta Street, when gunfire broke out.”

According to the report, “Robert was actually a bystander…He got hit three times, once in the back, once in the shoulder and once in the head.”

Yahoo.com is reporting, “[m]iraculously, Robert survived, but he’s in bad shape. He can breathe on his own, but that’s about all he can do at this point.”

The investigation is ongoing.

IS JUSTICE AVAILABLE? OUR LEGAL TAKE

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Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property?
  • Were any security personnel at the property?
  • Were security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What protocol was in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting? 
  • Was the property owner or manager aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting?
  • Have authorities been to the property on prior occasions?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, Robert Johnson III may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for his injuries. 

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that Robert Johnson III retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect his interests.

OUR RESULTS: NEARLY $200 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained nearly $200 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial property.

We offer our legal assistance, if desired.  We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 404-842-1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.

Ashley Burton: Security Negligence? Fatally Injured in Atlanta, GA Apartment Complex Shooting.

Ashley Burton: Security Negligence? Fatally Injured in Atlanta, GA Apartment Complex Shooting. (Fox5Atlanta.com)

Did negligent security contribute to the shooting at an Atlanta apartment complex and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family?  Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

LOCAL NEWS

One person is dead after a shooting at an Atlanta, GA apartment complex early Tuesday morning, April 11, 2023.  

As reported by RoughDraftAtlanta.com, “[p]olice reported they responded to a call about a shooting…at 415 Fairburn Road SW at about 4:20 a.m.”

AtlantaNewsFirst.com is reporting, “[u]pon arrival, officers say they found 37-year-old [identified as] Ashley Burton dead from an apparent gunshot wound…Her body was found in a breezeway on the second floor.”

The investigation is ongoing.

IS JUSTICE AVAILABLE? OUR LEGAL TAKE

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FORMER CLIENT: I had lawyers calling me, and friends telling me who I should hire…I trusted in The Murray Law Firm and I’m glad I did.

Residents and guests of apartment complexes have a right to feel safe and secure while on the premises. The level of security provided at the complex is of significance, and is a relevant consideration when analyzing whether this shooting may have been prevented.  The following questions are also important in assessing whether this incident may have been avoided:

  • Have prior incidents of violence been reported on or near the property?
  • Were any security personnel at the property?
  • Were security measures added after any prior incidents?
  • What protocol was in place to deter crime and protect the victims at the time of the shooting? 
  • Was the property owner or manager aware of any suspicious persons or suspicious activity on the property prior to the shooting?
  • Have authorities been to the property on prior occasions?

Property owners are generally required to protect against foreseeable harm to anyone and everyone legally on the premises.  Should the investigation into this incident reveal facts that establish that the complex owner or management lacked adequate security to protect its residents and visitors, the family of Ashley Burton may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims and substantial compensation for their loss. 

The Murray Law Firm has extensive and successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, and suggests that an immediate, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed so as to limit evidence from being altered, damaged or destroyed.  The complexities of pursuing a negligent security case are well understood by the legal team at The Murray Law Firm, and it is imperative that the family of Ashley Burton retain a capable law firm who will work without delay to protect their interests.

OUR RESULTS? OVER $125 MILLION IN VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS FOR OUR CLIENTS

The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of violence and security negligence.  We have obtained over $125 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial property.

We offer our legal assistance, if desired.  We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover.  Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 404-842-1600. Consultations are free and confidential.

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DISCLAIMERS:  The information contained in this post is from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will gladly correct or remove this post upon request.  The material contained in this post is not intended to constitute legal advice. As each Client is unique, please contact us for a free consultation on your particular case.  “Contingent attorneys’ fees” refers only to those fees charged by attorneys for their legal services. Such fees are not permitted in all types of cases. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must be paid by the client.