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Representing Survivors June 30, 2020

Everytown Law Represents the Family of Amber Clark in a Lawsuit Seeking Information About Her Death

The husband, mother and sister of Amber Clark filed this lawsuit in an effort to prompt disclosure of information currently being withheld about Amber’s murder, including information about the firearm and ammunition used, as well as how the shooter acquired them.

Representing Survivors June 1, 2020

Everytown Calls on the FTC to Investigate Smith & Wesson's Dangerous Assault Rifle Marketing Practices

Fred Guttenberg, Everytown for Gun Safety and Brady on Monday released a complaint calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Smith & Wesson’s advertising and promotion of its M&P line of assault rifles, citing substantial evidence the company uses unfair and deceptive practices to market the rifles to young, male consumers — a demographic that includes a disproportionate number of the shooters in the 10 most destructive mass shootings of the past decade.

Representing Survivors June 26, 2019

Everytown Law Represents the Crawford Family for the Wrongful Death of Their Son Dwight

Everytown Law represents Alvino and Beverly Crawford in a lawsuit against an alleged gun trafficker, manufacturer, and dealer. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants contributed to the wrongful death of their son, Alvino Dwight Crawford (who went by Dwight). The defendants in the lawsuit are: Jimenez Arms, Inc., a manufacturer based in Nevada; Green Tip Arms LLC (Missouri) and its successor entity Green Tip Arms LLC (Arizona); Christopher Bendet, the owner and operator of Green Tip Arms in Missouri and in Arizona; and James Samuels, a former Kansas City firefighter who also faces federal firearms trafficking criminal charges.

Photo by Tammy Ljungblad / Kansas City Star
Representing Survivors November 28, 2018

Everytown Law Represents the Sheikh Family for the Wrongful Death of Their Daughter Sabika

Everytown Law has been retained by the family of Sabika Aziz Sheikh, an exchange student murdered at Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018. On November 28, 2018, Everytown filed a petition in intervention in Stone v. Pagourtzis, a case against the shooter’s parents for their negligent storage of firearms, without which, the student would not have been able to carry out the murder of ten of his fellow students and teachers. On June 12, 2019, Everytown filed an amended complaint, adding claims against the shooter.

Everytown Law filed an amended petition on March 4, 2020 alleging that the online ammunition sales website Luckygunner and its affiliates negligently and illegally sold and delivered ammunition to the shooter -- who was underage -- without verifying his age.

Representing Survivors August 3, 2017

Everytown Law Files Amicus Briefs in Support of Zina Daniel Who Was Killed by Estranged Husband with Illegally Purchased Gun from Armslist

Everytown filed this amicus brief in the State of Wisconsin Court of Appeals for District 3, urging the court to allow a suit against Armslist.com, brought by gun violence survivor Yasmeen Daniel, to go forward.