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Judge Says Remington’s Gun Injury Settlement for Child Lacks Sufficient Information

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has declined to approve a settlement between gunmaker Remington Arms and a parent of a child injured when his grandfather’s gun allegedly misfired without the trigger being pulled. U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane found that …

Gunmaker Sig Sauer Loses Bid to Block New Hampshire Liability Suit Over Pistol Misfire

A federal court in New Hampshire has denied gunmaker Sig Sauer’s bid to block a product liability lawsuit brought by a man who alleges he was struck by a bullet in the leg because his pistol fired without a trigger …

New York AG, City Sue ‘Ghost Gun’ Distributors for Fueling Gun Violence

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against multiple gun distributors for fueling a gun violence crisis and endangering New Yorkers. James alleges that 10 gun distributors sold tens of thousands of illegal, unfinished frames and receivers …

Gunmaker Sig Sauer Sued by Veteran Claiming Pistol Goes Off by Itself

A pistol made by Sig Sauer and sold to law enforcement and civilians alike is prone to going off without the trigger being pulled, a defect that has led to dozens of injuries over the past several years, a U.S. …

New York Faces Skeptics As It Tries to Get Gunmakers to Adopt Microstamping

New York is the second state to enact a law intended to force firearms manufacturers to adopt microstamping, a technology in which guns imprint tiny codes on ammunition cartridges as they are fired– creating a unique signature police could use …

Baltimore Sues ‘Ghost Gun’ Kits Maker as State Ban Begins

The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit against one of the largest manufacturers of “ghost gun” kits in the United States on Wednesday, the same day Maryland’s ban on the untraceable weapons went into effect, news outlets reported. Mayor Brandon …

Gunmaker Shareholders Back Human Rights Impact Reporting Resolution

A majority of shareholders of gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co. voted in favor of a shareholder resolution calling for a human rights impact report, executives said on Wednesday. The company also said all director nominees were elected and that investors …

Victim of New York Subway Shooting Sues Gunmaker Glock and Parent Company

Glock Inc. and its parent company were sued by a New York City woman who was seriously injured when she was seriously wounded by a gunman who opened fire aboard a crowded morning rush-hour subway train in Brooklyn last month. …

Federal Judge Upholds New York Law Allowing Lawsuits Against Gun Industry

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit by a group of gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers challenging the constitutionality of a New York law that allows the state and people affected by gun violence to sue the industry. …

Sandy Hook Families to Focus on Gun Marketing After $73M Settlement

After agreeing to a $73 million lawsuit settlement with gun-maker Remington, the families of nine Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims say they are shifting their focus to ending firearms advertising with macho, military themes that exploit young men’s insecurities, …