Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Paulding County Attorney | Howard Law Group

Rape victim gets 1 million settlement on eve of trial


A woman was raped after being abducted from a nightclub's parking lot will be paid million dollar settlement by the property owner's insurer, her attorney stated. The woman who was 28 years old at the time of the incident on January 31, 2010  claimed property owner TB EDT neglected to provide adequate security in the parking lot she had paid $10 to use. The man accused of rape her Trevor L was arrested a month later and was charged with raping or attempting to rape 11 women over 6 months and is expected to go to trial next year. Blue wasn't a defendant in the lawsuit. TB EDT which owns the 2 Buildings Memorial Sq. shopping Center didn't provide parking lot security even other than reports of the serial rapist in the area before it hosted a battle of the band event that drew an estimated 1500 to 2000 people. The event in fact security for back parking lot where the plaintiff was forced to park because there was no space available in the front spots. TB EDT and its employees had reason to fear for the safety of their guests because news of the rapist and been publicized and a community meeting was held at a nearby church there have been other prior consent parking lot including an attempted armed robbery. Contact a paulding county attorney today.

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