Represented Battery Company in Product Liability Suit
Represented battery company in the successful defense and settlement of a nationwide product recall of lithium batteries and obtained summary judgment against client’s insurer.
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.
Defense of 1,100-Member Class Action Against Chemical Plant Following Explosion
Defended an 1,100-member class action against the owner of a chemical plant that exploded resulting in deaths, personal injuries and property damage in the surrounding neighborhood.
Defense of Chemical Company in Action Involving Dangerous Chemical Exposure
Defended a chemical company in an action for exposure to dangerous chemicals.
Defense of Manufacturer in Fire and Explosion-Related Claims
Defended the manufacturer of liquid propane valves and regulators in lawsuits involving fires and explosions that challenged the manufacturer’s corporate reorganization.