Posted on Feb 15, 2023

The Clinton Police Department has provided information regarding a deadly shooting in Laurens County, South Carolina. Sometime around noon on February 14, 2023, police found a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds at the Quality Inn in Clinton, SC. Tragically, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Can You Bring a Lawsuit if a Loved One is Shot and Killed at a Hotel in South Carolina?

If your loved one is shot and killed at a hotel in South Carolina, you may be able to bring a lawsuit against the responsible parties under certain circumstances.

In South Carolina, the surviving family members of a person who has been killed as a result of someone else's negligence or intentional wrongdoing may be able to bring a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for the loss of the loved one, including compensation for funeral expenses, lost income, and loss of companionship.

To bring a wrongful death lawsuit in South Carolina for a shooting death at a hotel, the surviving family members may need to prove that the hotel owner or operator was negligent in some way, and that this negligence caused or contributed to the death of their loved one. For example, they may need to show that the hotel failed to provide adequate security measures, such as hiring security guards, installing security cameras, or implementing safety policies.

It's important to note that the specifics of each case will vary depending on the particular circumstances, and the outcome of any legal action will depend on the evidence presented and the legal arguments made. If you have lost a loved one in a shooting at a hotel in South Carolina, it is recommended to consult with a qualified attorney who can provide specific legal advice based on your situation.

Contact a Negligent Security Lawyer for a Free Legal Consultation

If you or a loved one has been injured in an attack at a motel in South Carolina, you should speak with an experienced South Carolina negligent security lawyer as soon as possible because you may be entitled to compensation. We offer free legal consultations, and we’re happy to help you however we can.

You can call us at (843) 638-6590 today to schedule your free consultation. Also, you can contact us on our website and set your consultation up by email. When you schedule a consultation at our law firm, you will get a consultation with a negligent security lawyer, not a customer service representative or intake person. We’re here when you need us.

For more information on South Carolina wrongful death cases, download our free e-book: South Carolina Wrongful Death: Information You Need to Know Before Filing Your Wrongful Death Lawsuit in South Carolina.


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