Blank Rome Reps Family In Gun Website Wrongful Death Suit

By Y. Peter Kang (October 2, 2020, 11:11 PM EDT) -- Blank Rome LLP is representing a family seeking to hold a gun listings website liable for the fatal shooting of a woman by her estranged husband, according to a suit filed in Wisconsin federal court.

The New York-based firm filed the suit Thursday on behalf of Richard Webber, the father of Sara J. Schmidt, who was shot by her estranged husband while dropping off her three young children at her mother-in-law's house. The gunman, who was not identified by name in the complaint, killed himself shortly after.

The gun used in the shooting was illegally purchased the day before in a...

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