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Tort and Product Liability

Our attorneys have extensive experience defending clients against tort and product liability claims. We have represented Fortune 500 companies, national businesses, closely held corporations, municipalities, and individuals in a wide variety of cases both at trial and through the appellate process.  Our tort and product liability experience includes:

  • Motor vehicle and marine product liability and personal injury
  • Aviation product liability and personal injury
  • Representation of common carriers
  • Construction, including personal injury and construction defect
  • Representation of law enforcement agencies and personnel
  • Defamation and claimed injury to reputation
  • Business interference

 

Representative Work

  • Obtained defense verdicts in three roll over/roof crush cases involving wrongful death and brain injuries.
  • Successfully defended fire subrogation claims involving key out/engine off vehicle fire cases including two hung juries.
  • Successfully defended manufacturer of battery management systems in lithium ion battery fire case.
  • Successfully resolved claims involving sudden acceleration, air bag deployment, seat belt unlatching, door latch activation, ergonomic injuries, and roof crush.
  • We have represented multiple boat manufacturers in wrongful death claims involving exposure to carbon monoxide.  One of our cases established favorable Supreme Court precedent on the bystander liability doctrine.
  • Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, in case involving a transit bus that drove off a bridge after the driver was killed by a passenger.
  • Obtained defense verdicts in flooding cases involving environmental restoration projects and irrigation districts.

*Results in any particular case cannot predict the outcome in any other case.