The firm’s Product Liability Practice Group defends claims made against national and international product manufacturers and distributors. The group’s work encompasses the defense of wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims in technical and highly regulated industries including cases involving automobiles, motor vehicle component parts, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, consumer products and industrial equipment.
In addition to personal injury litigation, attorneys in this practice area defend consumer and contract litigation involving allegedly defective products. These claims include consumer claims filed in administrative agencies, individual consumer claims, and consumer class actions. The approach to each claim is tailored to the particular industry, the needs of the client, and the nature of the particular alleged defect.
The firm’s Product Liability attorneys work to understand the client’s design, development and testing procedures as well as the client’s industry as a whole. This background, along with a detailed investigation of the scientific and engineering principles at issue, leads to a defense catered to the needs of the client in the pending claim, as well as the client’s overall business objectives.