Shooting someone

This is a discussion on Shooting someone within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by oneshot ^^^^^Looks like ^^^^^^^^^^ I won't be going to Minnesota anytime soon.. This, at least defines, I hope the most the thug ...

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 31 to 38 of 38
Like Tree22Likes

Thread: Shooting someone

  1. #31
    New Member Array tjkruck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    7
    Quote Originally Posted by oneshot View Post
    ^^^^^Looks like ^^^^^^^^^^

    I won't be going to Minnesota anytime soon..
    This, at least defines, I hope the most the thug in Minnesota can get????????
    My definition to rendering aid "dude you okay"

    Sent from my A200 using Tapatalk 2

  2. Remove Ads

  3. #32
    VIP Member Array oakchas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    7,227
    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon View Post
    shooting is justified. they end up paralyzed can they sue you for pain and suffering you caused them?
    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon View Post
    so when shooting shot to kill dead can't sue. lol
    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon View Post
    if they sue then they are just after the money
    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon View Post
    well just declare bankruptcy
    Young'un, you're new here, ain't ya?

    Strongly suggest you read In The Gravest Extreme by Masad Ayoob.

    Read it a couple of times, come back with more questions.

    You might think declaration of bankruptcy would solve your problems. But there was a guy on the subway in NYC, that thought the same thing... He was wrong, too!
    Spirit51 likes this.
    Rats!
    It could be worse!
    I suppose

  4. #33
    VIP Member Array mcp1810's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    4,949
    Quote Originally Posted by oakchas View Post
    You might think declaration of bankruptcy would solve your problems. But there was a guy on the subway in NYC, that thought the same thing... He was wrong, too!
    But didn't he say he had five dollars for each of them?
    Infowars- Proving David Hannum right on a daily basis

  5. #34
    VIP Member Array glockman10mm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Kentucky
    Posts
    8,703
    If they die as a result of your shooting in self defense, then at least a key witness will not be able to testify.
    Ignorance is a long way from stupid, but left unchecked, can get there real fast.

  6. #35
    Ex Member Array NotMallNinja's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    413
    Absent codified civil immunity for a justified shooting, the "victim" (the "victim's" spouse, parents, estate, etc.) can initiate a lawsuit against the shooter. However, successfully suing and collecting is quite another. The plaintiff, generally speaking, would have to prove that the injury/injuries (or death) happened and that they were caused by the shooter (1) negligently; or (2) intentionally; or (3) recklessly.

    More often than not, a justified shooting will not see the light of day in a court room provided the defendant employs competent counsel who can get the suit dismissed or, even better, gain summary judgment in his favor which, if not timely appealed or if the appeal is denied, causes the lawsuit to be terminated. From that point on, generally speaking, collateral estoppel attaches and the defendant will not have to re-litigate the issues he previously prevailed, even if there is a new plaintiff (to the same general set of facts).

    Finally, in many jurisdictions a person wrongfully sued (once the cause of action terminated in favor of the defendant) can sue for malicious prosecution or similar tort (can apply civilly) to go after the plaintiff (turn the tables, if you will). Often times the only way a defendant can recover his attorney fees is to sue for malicious prosecution since most jurisdictions follow "The American Rule" whereby each party bears the expenses of litigation regardless of which party prevails.

    Please note that I am not a lawyer and that the above is based upon my layman's understanding of the law and the issues. However, I have successfully sued a Fortune 100 company, a large regional home builder, and a bankruptcy petitioner (and prevailed or caused a settlement in my favor) as a pro se (representing myself) litigant. Nothing is more satisfying than beating attorneys in state and federal court.

  7. #36
    Member Array pfries's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    East TN
    Posts
    390
    We are covered in TN

    39-11-622. Justification for use of force -- Exceptions -- Immunity from civil
    liability.

    (a) (1) A person who uses force as permitted in
    39-11-611 -- 39-11-614 or 29-34-201, is justified in using such force and is
    immune from civil liability for the use of such force,
    unless:

    (A) The person against whom force was used is a law
    enforcement officer, as defined in 39-11-106 who:

    (i) Was
    acting in the performance of the officer's official duties;
    and

    (ii) Identified the officer in accordance with any
    applicable law; or

    (iii) The person using force knew or
    reasonably should have known that the person was a law enforcement officer;
    or

    (B) The force used by the person resulted in property damage to
    or the death or injury of an innocent bystander or other person against whom the
    force used was not justified.

    (b) The court shall award reasonable
    attorney's fees, court costs, compensation for loss of income, and all expenses
    incurred by a person in defense of any civil action brought against the person
    based upon the person's use of force, if the court finds that the defendant was
    justified in using such force pursuant to 39-11-611 -- 39-11-614 or
    29-34-201.

    Tenn. Code Ann. 39-11-622
    Mors est libertas


    MALAD JUSTED

  8. #37
    VIP Member
    Array OldVet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    S. Florida, north of the Miami mess, south of the Mouse trap
    Posts
    15,980
    If you're gonna base your self defense on fear of being sued--Don't defend yourself!
    Retired USAF E-8. Remember: You're being watched!
    Paranoia strikes deep, into your heart it will creep. It starts when you're always afraid... "For What It's Worth" Buffalo Springfield

  9. #38
    VIP Member Array dukalmighty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    texas
    Posts
    15,177
    In Tx if you kill somebody in a legal SD shooting the family members can't even try to sue since there isn't a lawyer that will take a case he knows he can't win from the get go
    "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
    --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Search tags for this page

can i be sued for shooting someone in nc
,

can i be sued for shooting someone in self defense

,
can someone in texas be sued for a legal shooting
,
can you get sued for shooting someone on your own property
,
can you sue someone for self defense murder
,

charge for shooting someone

,

if you shoot someone in self defense can they sue you

,

if you shoot someone in your home and they survive, can they sue you

,
shoot someone without being sued texas
,
what is the charge for shoot someone in the back
,

what to do after you shoot someone in self defense

,
when am i justified in shooting someone
Click on a term to search for related topics.