Extraordinary winning record in the defense of high risk, seminal cases before juries and judges
Recognized by clients and peers as top-tier strategists with trial expertise in high-risk, groundbreaking cases
Uniquely qualified to counsel on product liability, mass tort prevention and risk management, including insurance coverage, product labeling, warnings, sales literature, document retention and control, e-discovery, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization strategies
When companies are hit with significant product liability and complex mass tort matters, they call on Weil for counsel and trial expertise. The firm has an impressive courtroom win record in the defense of high-risk, groundbreaking cases worldwide, involving nationwide class actions, MDL proceedings and joint state/federal litigations. Our product liability lawyers have won some of the largest consumer fraud class actions involving alleged product defects.
One key to the successful defense of these complex product liability claims is our group's proven ability to handle scientific and technical issues in the courtroom, including the use of Rule 706 panels to educate courts around the country. Our practice group's experience covers product liability and mass tort matters across several industries. Lawyers in the group advise, represent, and defend Fortune 500 clients dealing with a broad range of areas, including automotive products, industrial chemicals, medical devices, toys, food and beverages, PCBs, pharmaceuticals, OTC consumer products, building products, heavy equipment and airlines.
In addition, our lawyers have considerable expertise in counseling and defending clients during investigations by state and federal regulatory agencies, Congress and state attorneys general. Our aim is to help clients avoid litigation by advising them on issues related to corporate acquisitions and divestitures, successor/predecessor liability and corporate veil issues, product distribution and marketing, product tampering and recalls, as well as regulatory compliance.
Weil's “one firm” approach and our highly-ranked practices makes it possible to rapidly mobilize a team of first class attorneys from multiple disciplines and geographies to meet our clients’ needs.
- Arvin Maskin
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