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From the Files of a Security Expert Witness by Charles A. Sennewald

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Chapter 6

McCortney v. Sky-High Casino

A man walked into the Sky-High Casino, approached a total stranger playing a nickel slot machine, pulled out a .38 caliber revolver from a holster covered by his sweatshirt, and shot the player in the head, instantly killing him. The shooter then turned and walked out of the same doors through which he had just entered moments before. The decedent’s surviving family members, who were present and playing slots next to the victim, filed a lawsuit against the Sky-High Casino, a small local casino and restaurant, on the grounds the casino was a dangerous place based on prior criminal incidents, that the security staffing was inadequate, and the security officers were negligent in allowing an armed man to enter ...

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