Taser Beats Heart Attack Victim's Failure To Warn Suit

Law360, New York (December 14, 2012, 2:54 PM EST) -- A St. Louis jury on Thursday cleared Taser International Inc. of any responsibility for its products or their use in a suit brought by a man who allegedly suffered brain damage after receiving a shock from a police officer.

The state court jury, in a 9-3 vote, rejected plaintiff Colin Fahy’s claims that Taser’s X26 model delivers a more powerful shock than is advertised and that the company failed to properly warn police officers not to shoot people in the chest and not to subject those...
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