Category Archives: Firearms Manufacturers

Firearms Manufacturers

Lawyer says gun maker long knew about explosion-prone rifle

a Savage Arms stainless steel 10ML-II muzzleloader

December 8, 2017  Associated Press

In this 2009 photo provided by Trent Procter, a Savage Arms stainless steel 10ML-II muzzleloader owned by Procter of Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, is displayed weeks after its barrel exploded and severely injured his left hand. Savage Arms recently agreed to pay a confidential settlement to Procter to resolve his lawsuit, one of several that allege the company kept a defective firearm on the market.

Continue reading Lawyer says gun maker long knew about explosion-prone rifle

Judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against gun maker

sandy hook

Published October 15, 2016  Associated Press

A judge on Friday dismissed a wrongful-death lawsuit by Newtown families against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre, citing an embattled federal law that shields gun manufacturers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products. Continue reading Judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against gun maker

Judge rules Newtown families’ lawsuit against gun maker can go forward

gunshop

Published April 15, 2016  Associated Press

A lawsuit can go forward against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, a judge ruled Thursday. Continue reading Judge rules Newtown families’ lawsuit against gun maker can go forward

Taurus pistol recall: Firearms company voluntary recalls nearly 1 million pistols

Taurus International

July 31, 2015

Firearms manufacturer Taurus has agreed to a voluntary recall of nearly 1 million pistols as part of the settlement of a lawsuit that alleges nine handgun models had defects, including one that caused some to inadvertently fire when dropped. Continue reading Taurus pistol recall: Firearms company voluntary recalls nearly 1 million pistols