Lawyer Minds Podcast #22 – The Sandy Hook Shooting: Holding Gun Manufacturers Accountable w/ Josh Koskoff

Published on Apr 26, 2022
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Mike Campbell

Mike Campbell heads the Columbia, MO office of Thomas Law Offices and concentrates his practice on motor vehicle and medical negligence litigation. He is on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, is an associate editor …

Tad Thomas

Mr. Thomas is the founding partner of Thomas Law Offices with offices in Louisville, Kentucky, Cincinnati, Ohio and Chicago, IL.  He and his firm practice solely in the area of civil litigation with a primary focus on medical device and pharmaceutical …

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In 2005 Congress enacted the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) which gave immunity to gun manufacturers at a time when gun violence in America was skyrocketing. Following the tragic shootings in Sandy Hook the families of victims sought to hold Remington, the maker of the AR-15, accountable for its role in the murders of the 20 first graders and 5 teachers. Attorney Josh Koskoff, of the legendary Koskoff firm started by his grandfather, and his team were able to navigate the immunity issues associated with PLCAA in a case that went to the U.S. Supreme Court and back, survived two bankruptcies, and ultimately resulted in a $73 million settlement. In this podcast Mike and Tad talk with Josh about the novel legal theory and the path toward justice.

Learn more about Josh: https://www.koskoff.com/attorney/josh-koskoff/

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