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4 Nov 2016

Brad Durrell, Fairfield Sun (USA)

USA: Plaintiffs in Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit against gun manufacturer to appeal court's rejection of claim

"Sandy Hook attorney promises appeal", 28 Oct 2016

The attorney representing Sandy Hook families against gun-maker Remington promised to appeal a recent state court decision rejecting their lawsuit...Koskoff said the families involved in the lawsuit remain resolute in their pursuit of justice, and he expects to file an appeal within 20 days.  In the ruling, the judge cited a federal law that gives gun manufacturers immunity from liability lawsuits.  Koskoff was highly critical of the profits made by gun companies...He said he became “really mad” as he studied the federal law...claiming the 2005 statute makes it virtually impossible to sue a gun maker...