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Conn. lawyer withdraws $100M lawsuit over massacre



Published: Tue, January 1, 2013 @ 10:36 p.m.

Conn. lawyer withdraws $100M lawsuit over massacre

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut attorney seeking to sue the state for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor of the Newtown school massacre has withdrawn the claim — at least for now.

The Stamford Advocate reports that Irving Pinsky withdrew the lawsuit but says he might refile. He says he received new evidence on security at Sandy Hook Elementary School and is reviewing it.

Pinsky last week asked to sue the state, saying his client suffered “emotional and psychological trauma and injury” during the shooting rampage that killed 20 children and six adults. He says state officials failed to prevent his client from foreseeable harm.

The state attorney general said Monday there appears to be no basis to support the suit or the state’s liability.


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1oldskool(95 comments)posted 1 year, 3 months ago

Maybe his client should thank his lucky stars his child was a survivor.
What kind of arrogant pompass @#s must you be to create this entitlement?
I hope that all of the truly greaving parents of the family members that were lost in the tragedy kick the $#@% out of this jerk.

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2janeyblue(227 comments)posted 1 year, 3 months ago

Well put oldskool.

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3DwightK(1179 comments)posted 1 year, 3 months ago

Someone ought to sue the makers of the rifle used. When you create and sell a 30 round magazine you are enabling a great deal of damage to be done if that rifle falls into the wrong hands. Whether or not the magazine was legal is irrelevant to the activity the magazine enables. The maker clearly understood the product could be used in this way and did nothing to prevent that action.

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4oldskool(95 comments)posted 1 year, 3 months ago

In that case no one would be sued,
no rifle was used.
3 hand guns found in school check your facts.

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