Our experience in products liability extends from decades of litigating all of the key issues important to the manufacturing industry.  We have defended a wide variety of claims for an equally diverse range of clients including manufacturers, component manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of products. 

Many traditional claims fall under the Louisiana Products Liability Act or corresponding frameworks outside of Louisiana, with which we are familiar.  Our knowledge also extends to claims of breach of contract, breach of warranty, unfair trade practices, redhibition and exposure and releases from a myriad of personal and commercial products.

Representative Cases

  • Federal jury trial defense verdict in favor of an offshore product manufacturer in a premises claim involving spine injuries and subsequent surgery.

  • Federal trial defense verdict for product manufacturer in case involving partial hand-amputation case.

  • Summary judgment in favor of one of two owners of a breast implant manufacturing company on the eve of a 5 month trial in a $1 billion class action. 

  • Summary judgment affirmed in favor of dynamic compression plate manufacturer used in spine surgery pursuant to the Louisiana Products Liability Act.

  • Summary judgment in favor of roofing underlayment manufacturer in product liability claim arising out of incident in which worker fell from roof. 

  • Summary judgment affirmed in favor of vinegar manufacturer in case alleging death due to anoxic brain injury. 

  • Dismissal on the pleadings on limitation grounds in Federal case against industrial food processing machine manufacturer for personal injuries arising out of incident in which plaintiff caught hand in machine.

  • Defended device manufacturer in Federal personal injury litigation arising out of a product liability claim, including allegations of design defect and failure to warn, obtaining nominal settlement through settlement conference.

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