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.
Baby Food Recall
Chief counsel for a manufacturer of natural foods, in a lawsuit involving the recall of 11 million packets of baby food.
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.
Lead counsel for the second largest provider of dialysis services in the country, in putative class action alleging that its dialysate solution caused increased deaths and strokes during and immediately after the procedure. Defeated class certification.
Toyota North American Quality Advisory Panel
Served as chief counsel for the independent advisory panel in response to the Unintended Acceleration Litigation.
Breast Implant Litigation
Represented a leading industrial company which manufactured the silicone contained in breast implants.
Counsel for a chemical manufacturer in multiple cases alleging environmental contamination, property damages and personal injury from polychlorinated biphenyls.
Counsel for a chemical manufacturer in litigation alleging that the burning of dioxin-containing waste product caused air and water pollution and widespread property damage.
Acted as lead counsel for a major pharmaceutical company in the national diethylstilbestrol litigation involving claims of multi-generational birth defects from a drug prescribed to pregnant women for morning sickness.
Nuclear Power Plant Explosion
Conducted three-week trial for a heavy equipment producer which was accused of manufacturing high voltage electrical equipment which allegedly failed causing an explosion at a New York nuclear power plant.
Lead counsel for the manufacturer of Jack Daniels and numerous other brands of alcoholic beverages, in lawsuits by alcoholics claiming that the manufacturers were responsible for their addiction. Achieved landmark ruling from the Texas Supreme Court holding manufacturers not liable.