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Could this Columbus apartment shooting have been prevented are justice and compensation available to the victim?

COLUMBUS, GEORGIA NEWS

Security measures are under scrutiny following a Columbus apartment complex shooting January 25, 2019.

Columbus police told WRBL officers “responded to the scene at Warren Williams Homes at 1100 12th Street,” shortly before 11:30. The victim’s identity and current condition have not been released.

The apartment complex was the location of prior shooting investigations in May 2016April 2018August 2018, and September 2018, per Ledger-Enquirer, WRBL and WTVM reports.

Was negligent security a factor in this senseless 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 shooting may have been prevented.

  • What additional security measures, such as gated entry, fencing, bright lighting, monitored surveillance cameras, and visible security patrols, were implemented by the apartment complex owner following media reports of prior violence on or near 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 apartment complex owner or management company failed to provide adequate security, the victim may seek justice and elect to pursue legal claims for injuries.

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The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars for its Clients in Georgia, and recently secured a $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.

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