Our Product Liability Litigation team understands mass tort and class action litigation because we have been there, in the courtroom and the boardroom, helping companies defend against high-stakes product liability litigation.
With more than 200 litigators, we have handled cases in almost every state and in several international forums. This experience includes acting as regional and local counsel on specific cases, as well as serving as national counsel and coordinating counsel in large-scale mass tort litigation in which many millions of dollars are at stake and complex legal, medical and scientific issues are at issue.
We have represented clients in nearly every major industry including:
- Transportation including Automotive, Aviation, Trucking and Industrial & Heavy Equipment
- Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices
- Electronics and Appliances
- Construction and Building Performance
- Propane & Natural Gas
- Food, Chemicals & Agriculture
With regards to mass torts matters, we are proficient in the various schemes of tort liability nationwide, giving us an understanding of, and appreciation for, how litigation affects our corporate clients beyond a single case in a single jurisdiction. The group’s lawyers are active in professional associations, such as the Product Liability Advisory Council, the Defense Research Institute and the International Association of Defense Counsel.
We work with clients’ in-house counsel to develop complex action plans, budgets and case management protocols. Your overall business goals are our top priority when developing any defense strategy, and that includes containing costs and increasing efficiencies. We keep cost containment at the forefront of any mass tort litigation engagement and have been an industry leader in offering alternative pricing structures. We also provide litigation support services to control costs and improve outcomes in product liability litigation. These services include case management, medical record analysis, document review and e-discovery, alternative dispute resolution, and trial graphics.