5th Circuit Panel Affirms Summary Judgment In Rifle Defect Suit
(April 20, 2017, 1:21 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A panel of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 19 affirmed a federal judge’s grant of summary judgment to the makers of a rifle because the product defect suit against them was time-barred by the Texas Statute of Repose (Edward Burdett v. Remington Arms Company LLC, et al., No. 16-11216, 5th Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 6745).
(Opinion available. Document #77-170426-015Z.)
During a hunting trip, Edward Burdett was sitting in his friend’s pickup truck when his Remington Model...