Firearm injuries kill thousands of people every year making it a major public health safety problem. In order to reduce the risk of firearm injuries, public health professionals have used tort litigation to fight the misuse of firearms, causing injuries and deaths.
Bloomberg firearms litigation case (City of New York v. Beretta U.S.A. Corp). Using an objective perspective while reviewing this case. Consider whether increasing the difficulty of purchasing firearms is a violation of constitutional freedoms.
1.Briefly explain the characteristics of tort litigation.
2.What are your concerns after reading the Bloomberg case?
3.Do you think society should allow you to use the courts to address this public health problem?
4.Congress addressed this question in the Protection of Lawful Commerce of Arms Act. Do you agree or disagree with Congress' decision? Why?
Reference : Attached below
City of New York v. Beretta U.S.A Corp
The basic characteristics of tort litigation are that this form of litigation involves some form of a breach involving a civil duty that is owed to an individual, and this form of litigation is carried out in a civil court instead of a criminal court, due to the nature of the offense. In addition, torts are actions that are brought against the defendant by a private individual or individuals, instead of being brought against the defendant by ...