Category Archives: Firearms Manufacturers

Firearms Manufacturers

Judge dismisses Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against gun maker

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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

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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

Families of Newtown shooting victims sue gunmaker, seller

Bushmaster Newtown

Published December 15, 2014  Associated Press

The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting. Continue reading Families of Newtown shooting victims sue gunmaker, seller