March 15, 2012Comments Off on Virginia Tech loses civil suit over 2007 gunman
The parents of two Virginia Tech students killed in a 2007 campus massacre worked for years to prove university officials were negligent for waiting to warn students of a gunman on campus, and a jury has agreed with them.
February 13, 2012Comments Off on Shooting victim’s family sues school officials
The family of a boy who was shot to death at a Madison County, Ala. middle school in 2010 is suing Madison school officials and others. They say the school officials failed to protect him from a problem student.
November 8, 2011Comments Off on Gunshot location evidence ruled admissible under Frye
A Missouri trial judge faced with the first-in-the-nation Frye v. U.S. challenge to forensic evidence retrieved from a ShotSpotter gunshot location system has concluded that the evidence is admissible.
October 17, 2011Comments Off on Wrongful death case settles after ruling
A wrongful death trial has ended with a confidential settlement between a security guard, his employer and the family of a man shot to death during an argument at the San Diego, Calif. Vista Transit Center in September 2009.