Sig Sauer Avoids Claim Over Pistol’s Alleged Drop-Safety Defect

Oct. 19, 2020, 7:13 PM

Gun maker Sig Sauer Inc. convinced a federal trial court in Texas that allegations of pretesting alone weren’t enough to sustain a fraud-by-nondisclosure claim against it involving an alleged drop-fire defect in its SIG P320 semi-automatic pistol.

Even if Dante Gordon, who bought his weapon from a retailer, showed that Texas law allows the claim absent an arm’s length transaction or fiduciary relationship between him and Sig Sauer, his generalized assertions about presale testing don’t support his claim, the opinion by Chief Judge Lee H. Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas said.

Gordon said ...

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