Defective Guns & Firearms

Shooting Injuries and Deaths

Serving victims in Boca Raton and surrounding cities, firearm injury lawyer Gregg Hollander knows that statistics are lacking on injuries and deaths specifically caused by defective guns and firearms.

However, a study by the non-profit Consumer Federation of America reports that 17,696 people were treated in U.S. emergency rooms for unintentional shootings in a one-year period, while 802 died because of unintentional shootings.

Source: Consumer Federation of America.

In the U.S., millions of people enjoy all sorts of sports and recreational activities. And in 2010, emergency rooms nationwide treated some 4.4 million people who sustained injuries associated with those sports and recreational activities, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. That same year, recreational activities and equipment were linked to the deaths of 1,559 Americans. Across the nation, thousands of individuals are hurt or killed because they’ve used defective guns and firearms in recreational and sports activities.

Boca Raton firearm injury attorney Gregg Hollander and his team at the Hollander Law Firm have a solid reputation for outstanding service and tenacious representation of victims injured in:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Airplane accidents
  • Premises accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Defective products
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Construction accidents

Accident victims from Naples, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, and other South Florida communities know the Hollander Law Firm’s tradition of taking each case personally. Attorney Hollander takes the time to know his clients and to understand their concerns. His skills as a negotiator and as a trial lawyer deliver positive results for victims of injuries and families of wrongful death victims. The Hollander Law Firm has successfully recovered millions in damages for injured Floridians and visitors to our state.

Rifles, shotguns, handguns, and BB guns that are poorly manufactured or defective in some other way have the potential to cause devastating injuries … even death. Hunters and those who shoot for sport may be in for serious harm if a gun malfunctions or misfires. The Hollander Law Firm supports efforts to improve the safety of firearms and other products available to American consumers.

Based in the Boca Raton area, firearm injury attorney Gregg Hollander has the resources needed to thoroughly and accurately analyze the circumstances of your injury and to examine evidence that points to liability on the part of a gun manufacturer, importer, distributor or other responsible party. The Hollander Law Firm team consists of professionals in law, medicine, investigation, research and other disciplines. We work together to ensure that your case has the strong support it needs. Every client we serve is a priority, and we aggressively pursue the financial recovery you deserve when negligence or lax manufacturing standards expose you to risk from a defective firearm or other product.

Legal actions involving defective guns and firearms might arise from a variety of circumstances. A few examples include:

  • Defective design of a gun or its component parts
  • Safety system malfunctions
  • Defects in pump, lever or bolt actions
  • Defects in ammunition
  • Explosions in gun barrels
  • Explosions in gun chambers
  • Child firearm accidents

When you or a loved one has been hurt by a defective firearm, personal injury and wrongful death attorney Gregg Hollander can help. In Naples, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, and communities throughout South Florida, contact the Hollander Law Firm and ask for your free and confidential consultation. When Attorney Hollander takes your case, you’ll be charged no fees unless we recover damages for you. Don’t trust your well-being to an attorney with unproven abilities. Rely on the skills of Boca Raton firearm injury lawyer Gregg Hollander and the winning team at the Hollander Law Firm.