Where There's Smoke

Cohen, Adam
February 1999
Time;2/22/1999, Vol. 153 Issue 7, p65
Reports that a jury in New York City awarded Steven Fox $500,000 in damages for injuries caused when a friend's pistol accidentally went off. How the jury found that several gun manufacturers were guilty of negligent distribution of guns; The theory that gun manufacturers are responsible for injuries from illegally obtained guns because their distribution practices allow guns to fall in the hands of criminals; How the gun industry has responded.


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