Supreme Court Rejects Gun Liability Case

By Shannon Henson (December 14, 2009, 5:50 PM EST) -- For the third time this year, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to not consider a case challenging the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which protects gun manufacturers from lawsuits arising out of the criminal or unlawful misuse of their products.

On Monday, the high court refused to consider Adames et al. v. Beretta USA Corp., which was brought by Hector Adames Jr. and Rosalia Diaz after their son, Joshua Adames, was accidentally killed in a gun accident. The Illinois Supreme Court cleared Beretta of liability in the boy's death earlier this year.

Craig Livingston, shareholder with the Livingston...

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