Judge Barbara Bellis cited the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act in her dismissal of the plaintiffs’ negligent entrustment argument, according to the order filed Friday.
The Connecticut judge presiding over the case between Sandy Hook shooting victims and Remington Arms issued an order maintaining a pre-scheduled timeline for summary judgment after Remington filed 14 months early.
A protective order has been issued on behalf of Remington Arms in a case filed by the families of Sandy Hook victims that blocks confidential information from public view, but not the documents entirely.
Remington targeted indirect relationships contained in the “negligent entrustment” argument made by families of Sandy Hook victims in a motion for summary judgment.
New court filings shed light on the type of information that may come to light in the case against Remington Arms by Sandy Hook families.
A Connecticut gun shop filed bankruptcy last week amid lawsuits and federal charges stemming from the mass shooting of 26 people at Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
Remington requested a protective order to shield information that would give the public insight into the internal workings of the company, details Sandy Hook victims say will support their argument of negligent entrustment.
In the past 36 hours of news coverage over the terrorist attack at an Orlando gay club that left at least 50 dead the killer’s semi-automatic AR-15 variant has often described as an assault rifle. About that.
On the heels of a terrorist attack that left over 50 dead a Florida gay club, law enforcement from coast to coast have gone on alert, paying close attention to public gatherings and LGBT events.
Federal investigators confirmed the guns used in Sunday’s Orlando nightclub shooting included an AR-15, which caused a renewed concern among critics.