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Are Property Owners Liable for Shooting Injuries?

Recent news headlines make clear that gun violence can occur anywhere at any time. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center , more Americans died of gun-related injuries in 2020 than in any other year. The responsibility for a shooting almost always lies primarily with ...

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