- Targeting gun makers. Bai, Matt // Newsweek;4/13/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 15, p37
Reports that more parties are willing to sue the gun industry in the United States in 1998. The efforts by Bobby McDaniel, lawyer for the family of Natalie Brooks, to sue the manufacturer of the gun which killed her; Why gun makers are taking the legal threats seriously; Efforts to improve the...
- Dateline Washington. Blake, Kevin // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan2000, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p6
Reports that United States (US) President Bill Clinton administration threatened to file a class-action lawsuit against gun makers on behalf of public housing authorities across the US. Factor to which the action is attributed; How the administration would hit the industry to force an out-court...
- ABA fosters discussion on reasonable, enforceable gun laws and safer streets. Silkenat, James R. // ABA Journal;Jan2014, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the enforcement of the gun and firearm laws for keeping the streets and roads safer and secured. It reports the increase in the rate of gun violence in America and several cases related to it which is filed in favor of the victims under class action. It focuses on several...
- Industry Basks In Class-Action Victory. // National Underwriter / P&C;12/19/2005, Vol. 109 Issue 48, p24
The article reports that the American insurance industry welcomed the enactment of the Class Action Fairness Act in 2005. The law restricts venue shopping by trial lawyers and places limits on state class actions. Other related bills, such as the limitation of the liability of gun manufacturers...
- Lawyers, guns and money. Goch, Lynna // Best's Review;Jan2000, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p55
Reports on class-action lawsuits in the United States as of January 2000. Class-action lawsuits faced by health maintenance organizations; Class-action lawsuits faced by tobacco companies; Class-actions filed against gun manufacturers.
- Trial lawyers target firearms industry. Schulz, Max // Human Events;03/05/99, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p16
Reports that the United States firearms industry has become the target of trial lawyers after the tobacco industry. Cities which have filed class action suits against firearms industry to reimburse them for the cost of dealing with handgun violence; Cities' legal argument in their cases;...
- N.A.A.C.P. to Take Up Arms Against Gun Industry. Stodghill II, Ron // Time;7/19/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p20
Notes that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will file a class-action lawsuit against handgun manufacturers, distributors, and importers. Goal of the suit to make changes in marketing and distribution practices; Comments from NAACP president Kweisi Mfume.
- Furnace makers target plastic vent pipe failures. Mader, Robert P. // Contractor Magazine;Jun97, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p1
Reports on a lawsuit filed in Massachusetts against several manufacturers of plastic vent pipes by a number of furnace makers. Furnace manufacturers' claims against the manufacturers of these pipes; Charges of the lawsuit.
- Courts Challenged On Approval Of Class Action Suit Certifications Despite Geographic Diversities. // Insurance Advocate;3/31/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p20
Reports on the efforts of Washington Legal Foundation to induce the Oklahoma Supreme Court to limit the certification of class action lawsuits despite geographic diversities. Application of the Michigan Law; Avoidance of the trial judge in unmanageability problem.