On October 9 last year, Brent Randall was heading to class in the afternoon when he was shot to death outside his dorm room in Courtyard Apartments.
The family alleges that the university failed to provide sufficient security to the students on campus. According to the lawsuit, another student was shot outside the same apartment complex less than 12 hours before Randall was shot and therefore, the university “knew or reasonably should have known of the dangerous condition of the premises.”
Lonnie Jordan was one of the 33 crew members aboard the Puerto Rico-bound ship that sank off Bahamas on October 1st during Hurricane Joaquin.
The lawsuit claims that the ship’s condition was not good enough to face a violent storm. It also alleges that the captain failed to avoid the storm even though he had been informed in time.
The suit names TOTE Services Inc., of Jacksonville, Florida, the vessel operator TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, and the ship’s captain Michael Davidson as defendants.