Defense Counsel in $7 Million Product Liability Wrongful Death Action
Served as defense counsel for tractor manufacturer in a $7 million product liability wrongful death action stemming from a workplace injury. Settled case on terms favorable to client an hour before oral argument on motion to exclude plaintiffs’ technical expert.
Representation of International Manufacturer in Product Liability Action
Represented an international manufacturer of component parts for combustion processes in a products liability action.
Representation of International Manufacturer of Diesel Engines in Product Liability Action
Represented an international manufacturer of diesel engines in a product liability action involving highway equipment.
Granted Writ of Prohibition in Dozens of Related Product Liability Actions
Granted writ of prohibition from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in dozens of related product liability actions for a national window manufacturer.
Representation of National Window Manufacturer in Product Liability Actions
Represented a national window manufacturer in dozens of product liability actions involving alleged residential construction defects.
Dismissal of Product Liability Case
Secured dismissal of a product liability case in which the plaintiff sought to recover $80,000 in damages involving a failed water supply line. As a condition of granting the plaintiff’s request to voluntarily dismiss, the court included the provision that the plaintiff would have to pay the client’s attorney’s fees and costs related to the dismissed case if it ever refiles the case.
Successful Appeal to Missouri Supreme Court in Product Liability Case
Appealed a $1.1 million judgment in a product liability case to the Supreme Court of Missouri for a manufacturer of car haulers for tractor trailers. The Supreme Court reversed the judgment and remanded the case to the circuit court for a new trial.