Two years ago, 18-year-old Gil Collar was shot and killed by campus police at the University of South Alabama, where he was a freshman student. Evidence later indicated Gil was disoriented, naked and unarmed, and likely seeking help. The tragedy sparked a firestorm on campus, raising issues of student safety and police training and procedures. Today, Gil’s parents, Reed and Bonnie, are still struggling to understand what happened to their son. Beasley Allen principal Ben Locklar, along with Charlie Potts and Josh Briskman of the Briskman & Binion firm in Mobile, is working with the family to uncover the facts. The law firm has filed a federal civil lawsuit to move the discovery process forward.

In the News – Two years later, the death of Gil Collar still haunts the University of South Alabama in Mobile
WKRG – Parents Still Struggling Two Years After USA Shooting
WKRG – Family Frustrated Two Years after Campus Shooting

We're here to help!

We live by our creed of “helping those who need it most” and have helped thousands of clients get the justice they desperately needed and deserved. If you feel you have a case or just have questions please contact us for a free consultation. There is no risk and no fees unless we win for you.

Fields marked * may be required for submission.

Wonderful to work with

Beasley Allen did a great job with my case. They were wonderful to work with. They were available by phone when I needed them, treated me with the utmost respect and worked hard on my behalf. If a need arises in the future, I would definitely call on them again.