No trial for gun maker.
A California judge has barred survivors of a San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden law firm shooting from going to trial against the maker of an assault pistol that was used in the 1993 massacre.
Superior Court Judge James Warren James Warren may refer to any of the following people:
Eight people, including gunman Gian Luigi Ferri Luigi Ferri (June 15, 1826 - 1895), Italian philosopher, was born at Bologna.
His education was obtained mainly at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, where his father, a painter and architect, was engaged in the construction of the Théâtre Italien. , were killed and six others were wounded in the shooting at Pettit & Martin. The lawsuit, brought by the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence on behalf of the survivors and victims' relatives, sought to hold Navegar liable for manufacturing an assault weapon that is designed for mass killing.
Warren found that the advocacy group failed to prove Navegar violated any California law. The case was unusual because the plaintiffs invoked a foreseeability argument rather than a defective product claim. Last year, the pawnshop that sold Ferri the weapons agreed in an out-of-court settlement An agreement reached between the parties in a pending lawsuit that resolves the dispute to their mutual satisfaction and occurs without judicial intervention, supervision, or approval. to pay damages to the families of several victims. (Pawnshop Settlement Leaves Gun Maker to Face Liability in Pettit & Martin Case, TRIAL, July 1996, at 104.)