Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation

Our Product Liability Practice reaches beyond defending litigation in the courtroom. We develop strategies to resolve major litigations early on – providing our clients the certainty they need to focus on their business, not litigation. In addition, we assist clients with product warning and recall issues, product safety counseling and product liability due diligence for major transactions.

Phillips Lytle has put together a team of lawyers with undergraduate and advanced degrees in specific disciplines relevant to the challenges faced by our clients, including epidemiology, medicine, pharmacy, chemistry, physics, engineering, physiology, psychology and nursing. Our interdisciplinary expertise and approach, along with our broad industry knowledge, allows us to quickly and efficiently analyze complex scientific and technological issues. These include environmental and chemical exposures, personal injury, birth defects, food contamination, medical monitoring, property damage and other claims.

The successful defense of medical device litigation requires Product Liability attorneys who grasp highly technical scientific concepts. Our attorneys have represented medical device manufacturers in product liability litigation for many years.

Our representation experience includes claims relating to surgical tools; interventional radiology equipment; cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary products; prosthetic implants; devices for cosmetic and personal use, physical medicine, therapeutic and prosthetic; and exercise equipment.

Our Product Liability Team has defended all types of products in a wide range of industries:

  • Automobiles
  • Boats
  • Motorcycles
  • All-terrain vehicles
  • Tires
  • Recreational equipment
  • Agricultural products
  • Agricultural equipment and feed storage systems
  • Food products
  • Building products
  • Lumber mills
  • Medical devices and pharmaceuticals
  • Personal care and contraceptive products
  • Surgical tools
  • Industrial equipment
  • Municipal and industrial storage structures
  • Automatic control systems
  • Consumer products and electronics
  • Wireless communication equipment
  • Elevators and escalators
  • Chemicals and chemical products
  • Firearms
Consumer Products