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Convenient Store Shootings: Are Convenient Stores Required to Carry Liability Insurance?

Posted by Yari Lawson | Jan 09, 2022 | 0 Comments

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/man-in-his-20s-shot-killed-outside-gwinnett-county-convenience-store/ar-BB1g2cnb

In Georgia, motorists are required to carry a minimum of $25,000.00 automobile insurance policy in order to lawfully operate a motor vehicle on Georgia highways.  Owners of commercial establishments like convenient stores are not required by law to carry minimum commercial or general liability insurance limits, which may cover losses of invitees injured upon their premises.

There is no question that danger exists in many areas of metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County, and all throughout Georgia where some convenient stores are located.  In fact, some convenient stores may have experienced violent or other crime problem on their own property.  

Individuals who have been injured due to criminal conduct at a convenient may have rights against the owners of the convenient store.  Proving liability is often difficult in these cases.  Determining whether or not a convenient store not covered by a commercial liability insurance policy is solvent enough to cover an injured person's losses is another challenged.

At Lawson Law Firm, we are premises liability lawyers in Gwinnett County who will fight for your rights and investigate the strength of your case all throughout the state of Georgia.  Do not hesitate to give us a call today if you or a loved one has been injured due to the violence or crime at a convenient store or other business establishment.

About the Author

Yari Lawson

Yari D. Lawson is a native of Eatonton, Georgia . He is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta , GA. Yari received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, School of Law.  Yari focuses his practice primarily on personal injury. Before going into private practice, Y...

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