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Smith & Wesson Gun Maker CEO Defends Safety Efforts

The top executives of gun maker American Outdoor Brands Corp. on Tuesday defended their safety efforts in a letter to asset manager BlackRock Inc. posted on the website of the maker of Smith & Wesson guns. American Outdoor Brands and …

Connecticut High Court to Hear Sandy Hook Victims’ Case Against Gunmaker

Connecticut’s highest court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched case brought by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker of the assault rifle used by the …

Orlando Victims Watching Sandy Hook Gun Manufacturer Liability Case Opening Today

A case in Connecticut state court could help victims from mass shootings — including the recent massacre in Orlando — sue manufacturers of military style assault rifles used in the attacks, despite state and federal laws granting them immunity. On …

Sandy Hook Families’ Lawsuit Against Bushmaster Gets Trial Date

The maker of the assault rifle used in the 2012 massacre of more than two dozen students and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School was ordered to allow its executives to be questioned ahead of a trial of a lawsuit …

Judge: Sandy Hook Families’ Suit Against Bushmaster Can Move Forward

The maker of the assault rifle used in the 2012 massacre of more than two dozen students and teachers must face a lawsuit by victims’ families accusing Bushmaster Firearms International LLC of wrongfully selling the weapon to civilians. Connecticut State …

Gun Maker Seeks Dismissal of Newtown Shooting Lawsuit

Lawyers for a gun maker and families of some Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims squared off in a Connecticut courtroom Monday over whether a federal law prevents the families’ wrongful death lawsuit targeting the AR-15 rifle used to kill …

Newtown Families’ Wrongful Death Suit Against Gun Maker Sent to State Court

A wrongful death lawsuit filed against gun maker Remington by families of some Newtown, Connecticut, school massacre victims has been sent from federal court back to state court, where it may have a better chance of succeeding. U.S. District Judge …