Judge: Doctor can be held liable for gunman Laffer's actions

Dr. Stan Li is being sued by the family of one of David Laffer's victims.

Dr. Stan Li is being sued by the family of one of David Laffer's victims. (12/7/12)

WOODBURY - A judge has ruled that Dr. Stan Li can be held liable for former patient and admitted gunman David Laffer's actions.

Li is being sued by the family of one of Laffer's victims. Relatives say the doctor fueled Laffer's addiction by prescribing him thousands of painkillers.

Li is also facing manslaughter charges for two patients who allegedly overdosed under his care.

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