Colorado shooting News

Colorado Bills Would Allow Shooting Lawsuits and Study School Violence

Colorado schools could be sued for shootings under legislation introduced Friday by state lawmakers who say they are sending a directive to education officials to do more to keep students safe. “It’s about holding them liable for providing a direct …

Wrongful Death Claims Kept Open in Colorado Shootings

A federal judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss wrongful death and liability claims filed against the company that owns the Colorado movie theater where 12 people were shot to death last summer. Cinemark USA filed a motion in federal court …

Colorado Democrat Defeats Own Assault Weapon Liability Bill

A divisive proposal to hold sellers and owners of assault weapons liable for damages in Colorado shootings was defeated by the Democratic senator who sponsored it. The bill was among the most controversial proposed by Democrats as part of a …

Widow Sues Psychiatrist in Colorado Theater Shootings

The widow of a man killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings has sued a psychiatrist who once saw suspect James Holmes as a patient, saying the doctor should have asked police to detain Holmes before the shootings. Chantel Blunk …

Movie Studio Liability in Colorado Shooting Likely Limited

Families of victims and survivors of the deadly shooting at the Batman movie who seek to sue Warner Bros. and other companies behind “The Dark Knight Rises” are unlikely to get very far. The main reason, legal experts said, is …