Tuesday, TASER International, Inc. announced that a US Court dismissed a product liability suit against them.
TASER International, Inc., the maker of electronic safety devices said that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled that TASER’s stun gun was not a contributing factor to the death of a inmate by a Louisiana State Trooper.
This lawsuit represents the fifty-ninth (59th) wrongful death or injury lawsuit that has been dismissed or judgment entered in favor of TASER International.
This number includes a small number of police officer training injury lawsuits that were settled and dismissed in cases where the settlement economics to TASER International were significantly less than the cost of litigation. TASER International has not lost any product liability lawsuit.
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