California Judge Awards $19.8 Million To Toddler Who Shot Himself Accidentally

(October 11, 2016, 9:29 AM EDT) -- REDDING, Calif. — A California judge determined Sept. 29 that the family of a toddler who accidently shot himself in the head should be awarded $19.8 million by his grandparents, who owned the handgun in question (Grady Stepp, et al. v. Johnnie Stepp, et al., No. 178419, Calif. Sup., Shasta Co.).

(Judgment available.  Document #77-161012-015X.)

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On Feb. 11, 2013, Grady Stepp, who was 2 at the time, was with his two sisters, Gracie and Georgia, at their grandparents’ house.  Johnnie Stepp and Sue Stepp...
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