McGlinchey's Products Liability team’s litigation experience ranges from single-plaintiff lawsuits to regional and national mass torts and class actions at both the trial and appellate levels.
Working in jurisdictions throughout the United States, we blend proficiency in technical subjects with extensive trial experience to achieve successful outcomes.
Our products liability team represents Global 500 manufacturers, distributors, and insurers in litigation involving:
- Personal injury and death
- Economic loss
- Dangerous and defective products
- Faulty design
We have obtained defense verdicts and favorable settlements in cases involving airbag design and function, automotive design (including electronic stability systems, glazing systems, post-collision fuel-fed fires, restraint systems, and electrical door locks), aviation accidents (fixed- and rotary-wing), chemical plant and refinery explosions, commercial truck and tractor accidents, heavy equipment (including construction, agricultural, container handling, mining, and other equipment), elevators and escalators, household appliances, hydraulic systems, industrial and manufacturing plants, industrial and marine engine failures, lead paint and other toxic substances, medical devices, motorcycle design, plumbing supplies, power turbines, and high voltage transmission control systems. We also represent automakers in litigation involving warranty, redhibition, and recall-related claims.
We take seriously our role as business advisor. In addition to counseling our clients through litigation, we take the long view on our clients’ businesses, evaluating exposure and advising on federal regulatory compliance, instruction manuals, technical training, warning labels, and other measures to minimize future liability threats.