By Bob Owens
Joshua Koskoff thinks that the American people are “notoriously incompetent” and unfit to own firearms already in common use.
Within 60 days Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis will make a decision which may well determine the fate of the firearm industry in the United States.
A judge said Monday she plans to decide within 60 days whether a lawsuit filed by families of 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, against a gun manufacturer can continue.
Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis heard lawyers for Remington argue Monday that the federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act grants gunmakers immunity from lawsuits related to injuries that result from criminal misuse of their product.
The lawsuit by the families argues that the way in which a company sells and markets a military-style weapon to the civilian market is a form of “negligent entrustment,” which is an exception to the immunity legislation.
Fortunately for Bellis, the case is dead-simple.
Joshua Koskoff, Alinor Sterling, and Katherine Mesner-Hage of the law firm of Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder, are making an attempt to make an end-run around the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), a 2005 law specifically passed in order to …Read the Rest
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