No. 3:00CV2247(JBA).

198 F.Supp.2d 167 (2002)

Andrea WILSON, individually and in her capacity as administratrix of the Estate of Noah Wilson, Plaintiff, v. MIDWAY GAMES, INCORPORATED, Defendant.

United States District Court, D. Connecticut.

March 27, 2002.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph A. Moniz, Moniz, Cooper & McCann, Hartford, CT, for plaintiff.

David L. Belt, Jacobs, Grudberg, Belt & Dow, P.C., New Haven, CT, Gerald O. Sweeney, Jr., John T. Williams, Lord, Bissell & Brook, Chicago, IL, Stephen G. Murphy, Jr., Milano & West, Branford, CT, for defendant.

Ruling on Motions to Dismiss [Doc. # 25 & # 43]

ARTERTON, District Judge.

On November 22, 1997, thirteen-year-old Noah Wilson died when his friend, identified as Yancy S., stabbed him in the chest with a kitchen knife. Noah's mother, Andrea Wilson, filed this suit against Midway Games, Inc., alleging that at the time Yancy stabbed Noah, Yancy was addicted to a video game manufactured by Midway called Mortal Kombat, and that Yancy was so obsessed...

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