Category: Hunting Accidents

Hunting Accident Attorneys

Hunting Accidents: Can You Sue for Damages?

When a person is injured, they can sue for damages if the injury results from negligence or intentional wrongdoing. “Negligence” is the failure to use ordinary care, and hunting is an activity where this rule applies.

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Common Injuries Suffered in Hunting Accidents

While hunting carries inherent risks and dangers, may hunting “accidents” are hardly accidental. Firearms, tree stands, ammunition, crossbows and other hunting-related products, can have defects that add to the risks inherent in the sport.

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Remington Class Action Settlement

REMINGTON CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT APPROVED

Judge Ortrie Smith, of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, in a historical decision, issued his order approving a class action settlement between gun owners and Remington Arms Company, LLC. Gun owners claimed, in the case of Pollard v Remington Arms Company, LLC , that certain models of Remington bolt action rifles have a tendency to fire without pulling the trigger.

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Remington Class Action Settlement

Remington Guns: Recall vs. Class Action Retrofit

Timothy Monsees, of Monsees & Mayer, is one of several attorneys representing the class of individuals who are suing Remington Arms Company LLC. The class is suing Remington for defects in a host of bolt-action rifles. These rifles are equipped with the Walker Fire Control, or some closely related variation.

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Remington Firearms Class Action Settlement

Remington Firearms Class Action Settlement Hearing The class action case of Pollard v Remington Arms took place on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Missouri. Tim Monsees appeared before the Hon. Ortrie Smith as one of the team attorneys pursing the class action. This hearing was held for approval of a settlement negotiated by all…

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Judge approves new Remington plan-mostly

Here at Monsees & Mayer, we have a storied history with Remington rifles. We have fought case after case over defective rifles. Often, these cases involve faulty triggers prone to misfiring. In 2014, it seemed that the end of courtroom drama may have been in sight for Remington as they reached an agreement that involved […]

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University admits negligence in wrongful death of athlete

Many sport organizations state that they push their athletes “to the limit” with physical challenges and obstacles during workouts and training exercises. When a wrongful death results from this push, however, someone needs to be held responsible. Most often, the blame falls on the institution that allowed this to happen. This is exactly the case […]

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Tire problems can lead to crashes

Problems with a car’s tires can have significant repercussions. Such problems can up car accident risk. A tire containing defects is one of the things that could create traffic safety issues, as defects could compromise important aspects of the tire. Consequently, one hopes all tire manufacturers make sure to take adequate defect prevention measures. Another […]

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Why you should start preparing for hunting season now

Many Missourians love to hunt. And what could be better than enjoying a crisp autumn day outside with nature? As the end of summer nears and fall quickly approaches, it is time to start preparing for hunting season — specifically, hunting safety. In Missouri, most hunters are required to take a hunter education course from […]

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Staying safe during final leg of Missouri turkey hunting season

There are many individuals in the state of Missouri who enjoy hunting for turkeys. According to a recent article, thus far a total of 36,464 birds have been taken. In addition, four hunting related accidents have occurred. Sadly, one of them resulted in death. With just a few days left in the season it is […]

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Defective equipment can lead to serious hunting accidents

There are many different types of equipment that a person might use during the course of a hunting trip. How safe a hunting trip ends up being can in part be dependent on whether such equipment works the way it is supposed to. There are many different harms that can come about as a result […]

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