James Bergenn, Partner at Shipman and Goodwin– a practice comprised of complex criminal and civil litigation, including white collar crime and government investigations, substantial personal injury and wrongful death cases, and other trials involving substantial consequences– discusses the Sandy Hook parents’ lawsuit against a gun maker who made the weapon used in that massacre. The suit was dismissed late last week; an appeal has already been promised.
A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 16, 2012. A young gunman slaughtered 20 small children and six teachers on December 14,2012 after walking into a school in an idyllic Connecticut town wielding at least two sophisticated firearms. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)Sandy Hook School memorial. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)