Safety standards have been put in place for manufacturers to make sure that each product produced for consumer consumption is safe and will not harm anyone. One of the more dangerous products produced. that need manufacturers to especially adhere to these regulations, are firearms. When a firearm is produced without meeting these requirements, the chance of substantial injuries as a result are extremely high as opposed to a tooth brush not meeting all requirements. If you do get hurt because of a faulty product, the experienced product liability lawyers and expert personal injury attorneys at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm can help guide you through the litigation process to make sure you receive fair and just compensation for your injuries.
Sig Sauer was named as a defendant in a $7 million personal injury lawsuit by a Connecticut police officer who was injured when his holstered P320 pistol discharged when it hit the ground. Vicent Sheperis, a 34-year-old police officer in Stamford, Connecticut, filed the case against the New Hampshire gun maker in a New Haven federal court last week. The lawsuit alleges his injuries were the result of a defective safety mechanism in the P320 design
According to the complaint, Mr. Sheperis, a member of Stamford Police Special Response Team, was injured in January when his department-issued P320 pistol fell to the ground as he loaded equipment into a vehicle. The pistol discharged when it hit the ground and the bullet struck him in the leg and knee. The trigger was “incapable of being touched or of any movement” because the gun was inside a holster.
Have you or a loved one of yours been seriously injured or killed because of a defective product? If so, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. So please contact one of our expert Massachusetts products liability lawyers or our experienced wrongful death attorneys at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at [email protected]. Our attorneys have decades of experience in recovering millions of dollars for our Massachusetts based clients. Your needs are our top priority!