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Accidental Pistol Discharge Class Suit Is Settled For Millions

(July 26, 2016, 1:11 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — A Florida federal judge on July 22 granted final approval of a class settlement, estimated to have a value ranging from $29.9 million to $73.6 million, ending a suit filed against the companies that manufactured and sold eight models of pistols that are alleged to have a defect that causes them to fire unintentionally (Chris P. Carter, et al. v. Forjas Taurus S.A., et al., No. 13-24583, S.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96054).

(Order available. Document #43-160805-011R.)

Chris Carter was a deputy with...
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