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Firearm With Alleged Safety Pin Issue Misfires Injuring Woman FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was a severely injured after her firearm malfunctioned. The plaintiff had purchased an automatic pistol for personal use. When she first took it to a firing range to use, the gun was not firing properly. She took the gun  …

Rifle Explosion Causes Permanent Hearing Loss FIREARMS Expert Case

Rifle Explosion Causes Permanent Hearing Loss

This case involves a 35-year-old woman in Idaho who sustained severe injuries as a result of a gun explosion. The woman had recently purchased a rifle for recreational purposes. The incident in question occurred less than a week after the woman purchased  …

Range Safety Officer Fatally Shot During Instructional Lesson FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a female range safety officer who was struck when an allegedly defective gun went off early during an instructional lesson. The lesson had 17 novice shooters in attendance. While the range officer was working with one of the shoote …

Corrections Facility Releases Violent Criminal Into Community FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a man who murdered his wife and mother-in-law while on temporary leave from a corrections facility. The man had an extensive criminal history including domestic violence against his wife and had recently violated a restraining order  …

Ballistics Expert Analyzes Fatal Shooting by Bail Bond Agent FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was killed during a bounty hunt. A woman had been released on bail but violated the terms of her release, and the judge revoked her bond. The bounty hunter was sent to retrieve the woman who was discovered to be sta …

Shooter Suffers Brain Injury From Allegedly Defective Shotgun FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was seriously injured when his shotgun malfunctioned. The plaintiff was an amateur shooter who purchased a pre-owned shotgun one week before the incident. While shooting, a shell exploded and the shrapnel went through …

Arms Procurement Expert Opines on Allegedly Illegal International Sales FIREARMS Expert Case

This is a case in South Carolina against two military contractors who were hired by the defendant to travel to Europe with the intention of inspecting various weapons for sale abroad. The weapons in question had been rejected by the US military. During the …

Catastrophic Failure of Rifle Barrel Causes Devastating Injuries FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involved a plaintiff who was seriously injured when his rifle malfunctioned during a hunting trip in Texas. A few weeks before the incident in question, the plaintiff purchased a pre-owned hunting rifle from a local gun store in order to hunt dee …

Bounty Hunting Experts Discuss Fatal Shooting During Recovery Attempt FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was killed during a bounty hunt in Alaska. Prior to the date of the incident in question, a close friend of the decedent had been released on bail. After being released, the parolee violated the terms of her release, an …

Police Officers Fatally Shoot Dog During Search For Missing Person FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a young child who was reported missing by his family after they were unable to find him in their home. After the child was reported missing, the police immediately initiated a search of the local area, and several officers fanned out th …