Products Case Revived Against Smith & Wesson

Relying on the conclusion of a plaintiff's expert, even though it contradicted the injured plaintiff's memory of firing a revolver and had been excluded at trial, a divided federal appeals panel reversed a lower court's dismissal of a product liability case against Smith & Wesson Corp.

Sign up for a free trial now!'s Elite 15-day trial gives you:

  • All access pass to legal news across ALM's Network
  • News by Practice Area, available exclusively on
  • The free InPractice digital newsletter
  • Personalized legal news on the mobile App

During and after your trial, you'll receive the benefits of an ALM digital membership, including a subscription to the Newswire digital newsletter.