Cherry Hill, New Jersey – Two Men Injured In Vera Nightclub Stabbing

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Cherry Hill’s Vera Bar & Grill – The site of a double stabbing on July 4th.

Two Men Stabbed At Vera Bar & Grill In Cherry Hill

Two men were injured in a late-night stabbing at Vera Bar & Grill in Cherry Hill, NJ in the early morning hours of July 4. Police were called to the scene on the 2300 block of Marlton Pike. Both men were rushed to the hospital for treatment. Police are currently investigating the incident, but no arrests have been made yet.

Can The Nightclub Be Held Liable For The Violent Incident?

Our team discussed this incident with Brian Kent, an experienced personal injury lawyer who represents crime victims in the civil court system.

According to Mr. Kent, nightclubs, like all other businesses, have a legal duty to do all that they can to keep their customers and employees safe. Guarding against crime is a key aspect of this responsibility. If a business owner fails to keep their premises reasonably safe from the threat of crime and someone on their property gets injured as a result, that business owner could be held liable in a premises liability lawsuit.

This case is still under investigation, but the victims could potentially have grounds for a lawsuit if it is determined that the nightclub premises were unreasonably dangerous. An example of this would be negligent security staff failing to stop a violent incident.

For more coverage on similar incidents, visit our crime victim news page.

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About the Author:

Brian Kent, Esq. is a partner at Laffey, Bucci & Kent. Brian is nationally recognized as a leading attorney victims' rights lawyer. He has represented several clients who have been injured because of criminal actions of another including, sexual abuse cases, hit by drunk driver cases, and negligent security cases.

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