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Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against NRA, Gunmaker, Shooter Over Synagogue Attack

The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s inflammatory rhetoric led to the violence. Marc Simon, the son of Sylvan and Bernice Simon, filed …

Synagogue Shooting Victims Sue Smith & Wesson for Negligence

Firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. negligently marketed the AR-15 style semiautomatic rifle that was used in a 2019 mass shooting at a California synagogue, victims and survivors claim in a lawsuit. The company illegally designed and marketed its …

Sandy Hook Families Can Sue Gunmaker Remington, Court Rules

The gun industry suffered a stinging setback as Connecticut’s top court said families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre could move ahead with their lawsuit against Remington Arms Co. over its marketing of military-style Bushmaster weapons. …

Citing Shield Law, Judge Dismisses Sandy Hook Families’ Suit Against Gun Manufacturer

A Connecticut judge threw out a lawsuit by families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, a major victory for the gun industry and in particular Remington Arms Co., maker of the assault weapon used in the massacre …

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 …

Family of North Carolina Teen Killed by Stray Bullet Sues Gunmaker

The family of a North Carolina teenager shot and killed by a stray bullet is suing the gunmaker. A state lawsuit filed Monday in Charlotte says the Remington Model 700 rifle misfired and the company was negligent in making it. …