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Gun Policy News, 15 September 1999

United States

15 September 1999

Los Angeles Times

A gunman distressed over the death of his mother went on a shooting spree inside an Orange County hospital Tuesday morning, killing three employees and sending patients diving for cover during a terrifying chase through hospital corridors. The gunman repeatedly shouted, "You killed my mother!" during the deadly rampage at West Anaheim Medical Center, apparently driven by the death of his 72-year-old mother less than an hour earlier at a nearby hospital. Two men,... (

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United States

15 September 1999

Legal Intelligencer (USA)

As soon as he heard the jury's $4.45 million verdict in Brodbeck v. National Rifle Association, Senior U.S. District Judge Clarence C. Newcomer says, he knew he wasn't going to let it stand. It was simply much too much money, the judge now says, for a case in which the plaintiffs had only minimal injuries and the defendants' conduct only barely met the level of reprehensibility for seeking punitive damages. At first, Newcomer thought he could cure that defect by... (

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