Remington, DuPont Sued Over Faulty Trigger Pulls

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 8:16 PM EST) -- Remington Arms Co. LLC and DuPont Co. were hit with a proposed class action Monday alleging they put consumers in danger by understating the tendency for certain rifles to fire unexpectedly.

Plaintiffs Tim Chapman and Kenneth Modica, both hunters who allege their rifles unexpectedly fired while they were using them, say the Model 700 rifles they owned were designed and manufactured with Remington’s patented “Walker Fire Control” technology, which is supposed to improve the trigger pulling and firing process. According to the suit, that technology is...
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