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Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Led to 450 Workers’ Comp Claims

Workers’ compensation claims have emerged as another yardstick for measuring the devastation of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach. The Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday that 450 city employees have filed for workers’ compensation benefits. The vast majority of the claims are …

Shooting Survivor Suing Southern California Synagogue

A man wounded in a shooting at a San Diego, Calif.-area synagogue is suing the house of worship, alleging Chabad of Poway didn’t use federal funds meant to hire security to protect worshipers, according to a newspaper report. In the …

Government Fails to Block Liability Lawsuit Over Failed Background Check on Shooter

A lawsuit over a faulty background check that allowed a South Carolina man to buy the gun he used to kill nine people in a racist attack at a Charleston church was reinstated Friday by a federal appeals court. A …

Walmart Has Mandatory Active Shooter Training for Employees

Days before Saturday’s mass shooting that killed 20 people at a Walmart Inc. store in El Paso, Texas, another shooting erupted at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi. In that case, Walmart’s mandatory “active shooter” program may have helped save lives. …

Attacks by Michigan Uber Driver Renew Questions About Vetting Processes

The deaths of six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan, who authorities say were shot by a driver for Uber Technologies Inc., have revived scrutiny over how the ride service vets its drivers, an issue that has plagued it for years. Uber, …

Colorado School District Liability Bill Moving Through Legislature

A novel approach to make public schools liable for campus violence under a measure is advancing in Colorado, even as lawmakers from both parties wonder whether liability will prevent the next mass shooting. The bill that won bipartisan approval 4-1 …