Gun suit misses the mark

November 1998
Business Insurance;11/16/98, Vol. 32 Issue 46, p8
Opinion. Comments on a lawsuit filed by the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, that seeks to hold gun manufacturers liable for the public cost of handgun violence. Compensatory and punitive damages sought by the city; Inappropriateness of the use of product liability law to try to solve societal problems; Need for government entities to take more direct steps to eliminate the problem of gun violence.


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