Colo. Shooting Victims May Struggle To Cast Blame On Theater

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 8:16 PM EDT) -- Three victims of this summer's Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting filed lawsuits Friday seeking to hold theater chain Cinemark USA Inc. liable for failing to prevent the tragedy, but attorneys say they may be setting too high a bar for a company's duty of reasonable care to prevail on their claims.

The suits, filed in Colorado federal court, bring claims for premises liability and negligence against Cinemark over its handling of security at the Aurora theater, where 12 people were killed and 58 were injured when...
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Case Title

Traynom et al v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02514

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

September 21, 2012


Case Title

Nowlan v. Century Theatres, Inc.


Case Number

1:12-cv-02517

Court

Colorado

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

R. Brooke Jackson

Date Filed

September 21, 2012

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