Man Awarded $1.5 million in Taurus Lawsuit
GADSEN, Ala. -- A 28-year-old Boaz man won a $1.25 million judgment in an unintended gun-discharge lawsuit against Taurus International Manufacturing, according to a story in The Gadsden Times.
The jury awarded the judgment to Adam Maroney in a lawsuit originally filed on Feb. 13, 2007. It involved the unintended discharge of a PT111 9mm Millennium Taurus handgun in 2005.
Maroney's handgun unintentionally fell to the floor in his garage.
According to a press release from Maroneys attorney, Todd Wheeles, the gun was in a holster with the safety in the on position when it struck the ground and discharged, severely injuring Maroney.
Tim Bumann, an attorney for Taurus International Manufacturing, said his client was disappointed with the verdict and planned an appeal.To read the rest of the story, click here.
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