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ARTICLE ID 195503

$________ – NEGLIGENT SECURITY – FAMILY OF DELIVERY MAN SHOT DEAD SUES APARTMENT COMPLEX – WRONGFUL DEATH.

Lee County, FL

In this suit, the family of a delivery man shot and killed in an apartment complex sued for negligent security. The suit was resolved with a pre-trial settlement.

In June ________, the 23-year-old decedent, Z. H., was making a delivery for his family’s restaurant, Tung Hing, to the defendant, Westchase Apartment Complex, on Metro Parkway in Fort Myers, Florida. The decedent was shot during what the police believe was a robbery attempt. The police responded to reports of shots fired. The decedent was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he perished from his injuries.

The family of the deceased filed suit in the Circuit Court of Lee County against defendants, Westchase Apartments and the Wilson Management Co. that owned it. The defendants were accused of negligent security, resulting in a preventable death on their property. The plaintiffs sought wrongful death damages for the loss of their son.The matter was resolved with a settlement for $________.

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