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Taser litigation record weaker than advertised

Taser International, Inc., the company that makes the electric stun guns boasts that its success records in product liability suits is a result of its no-settlement strategy and its refusal to back down from a legal fight. However, of the 52 product liability suits that it claims as victories, 10 of those cases were actually settled and not either dismissed or resulting in a verdict in the company’s favor. Although this fact seems to belie Taser’s brash claims that “Taser doesn’t settle,” representatives from the stun gun company reason that they would consider a settlement a victory for the company if the settlement amount is less than the costs of litigation.

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