Insurers May Face More Exposure In Suits After Sandy Hook

By Angela Childers (March 18, 2022, 6:21 PM EDT) -- Insurers who underwrite the firearms industry may be reexamining their policies after families affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting agreed to a $73 million settlement in February with bankrupt Remington Outdoor Co., which will be paid out by the gun manufacturer's four insurers.

An attendee at the 2019 NRA convention checks out an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle from Sig Sauer. Insurers who underwrite policies for companies in the firearms industry could see more exposure following a multimillion settlement in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting case and a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling that allowed plaintiffs to sue Remington...

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