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 Title

Melton et al v. Century Arms Inc. et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-21008

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Tort Product Liability

Judge

Federico A. Moreno

Date Filed

March 18, 2016

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