Gun Liability Claims Trimmed In Calif. Mass Shooting Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 16, 2012, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday threw out a mother’s claims that China North Industries Corp. recklessly marketed and distributed firearms used in a 1999 mass shooting that killed her son, saying her son was shot with a German-made Glock Inc. pistol.

But U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins also denied China North’s motion to throw out tort claims by four other plaintiffs involved in the shooting, saying issues of fact remain about whether the company is legally responsible for injuries caused by a Norinco Model...
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