Lawsuits against other companies are irrelevant as they're probably only minor suits like patent infringement or some other Minor claim,, CVA on the other hand was sued and LOST because of UNSAFE weapons which caused bodily injury.
fyi TRADITIONS has Won every claim regarding bodily injury against them. Traditions is also the industry Leader on weapon safety components. FG. You should just buy a Traditions Vortek or comparable TC muzzleloader so you'll finally be able to find happiness and safe shooting during your shooting adventures AND finally end your need to tinker or defend a brand that doesn't deserve your loyalty.
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.