How Juries View Active Shooter Premises Liability

By Bliss Piverger and Christina Marinakis (March 12, 2018, 5:05 PM EDT) -- Time and time again, the American public reels from the traumas of mass shootings. Virginia Tech, Aurora, Pulse Night Club, Sandy Hook, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs Church and, just last month, Stoneman Douglas — all fatal shootings we've heard and read about, occurring in different places, at different times of day, and targeting different people. The frequency and unpredictability of these tragic events have many of us wondering, are we ever really safe?

As victims, families and bystanders continue to heal, the search for potentially culpable parties often extends beyond the shooter. More recently, victims have been seeking to hold others...

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