Carl and his girlfriend Heather were having coffee in the cafeteria at Jabil when the couple started to argue. The argument escalated and employees heard Carl shout that he was going to kill Heather. When Carl stormed outside, Heather asked the manager to help her. The manager said he could not get involved in domestic disputes, but he called 911. Heather hid in the women’s restroom. Carl returned with a gun that he used to shoot the manager, a security guard, an employee and Heather. When the police officers arrived, one officer shot and killed Carl. Heather died at the scene, but the manager, security guard and employee survived, although they were severely injured. A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Jabil by Heather’s parents.
- Discuss the legal issues of the lawsuit between Heather’s parents and Jabil. Determine which party will win and provide legal support for your decision.
- What claims might be brought by the injured employee, security guard and the manager?