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Century Arms Concealed AK-47 Defect, Gun Owners Say

Law360, Miami (February 2, 2018, 8:25 PM EST) -- Owners of Century International Arms Corp.'s AK-style assault rifles asked a Florida federal judge Friday to certify their class suit alleging the gun maker knew about a design defect that makes the weapons fire unexpectedly but failed to take action.

The plaintiffs in the suit, all owners of Century's AK-47 rifle, said they should be certified as a class because their claims against the company are all the same: that Century knew about a faulty safety selector on its guns but failed to do anything about...
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Case Information

Case Title

Melton et al v. Century Arms Inc. et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Tort Product Liability


Federico A. Moreno

Date Filed

March 18, 2016

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