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940 A.2d 163 *; 2008 D.C. App. LEXIS 4 **; CCH Prod. Liab. Rep. P17,899
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, et al., APPELLANTS, v. BERETTA U.S.A. CORPORATION, et al., APPELLEES.
Subsequent History: US Supreme Court certiorari denied by Lawson v. Beretta U.S.A. Corp., 2009 U.S. LEXIS 1922 (U.S., Mar. 9, 2009)
Prior History: [**1] Appeals from the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. (CA-428-00). (Hon. Brook Hedge, Trial Judge).
District of Columbia v. Beretta U.S.A. Corp., 2006 D.C. Super. LEXIS 8 (2006)
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