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Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Mass Tort Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Transportation Law Mass Tort Litigation Aviation Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Railroad Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Insurance Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Medford, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Criminal Defense: General Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Elder Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Insurance Law Admiralty and Maritime Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Admiralty and Maritime Law Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1991
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law Product Liability Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Transportation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Waukegan, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Trade Secrets Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation Medical Malpractice Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Westport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Litigation - Labor and Employment Employment Law - Management Civil Rights Law Employment Law - Individuals
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Securities Litigation - Environmental
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Brentwood, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Litigation - ERISA Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
David W. Baria was awarded 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" in

David W. Baria

Cosmich Simmons & Brown, PLLC
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Insurance Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Railroad Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation Personal Injury Litigation
Lawyer
W. Randolph "Randy" Barnhart was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

W. Randolph "Randy" Barnhart

Hailey Hart PLLC
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Insurance Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1989
  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Oneonta, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Labor and Employment Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Employment Law - Individuals Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee Brentwood, Tennessee Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Springfield, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Personal Injury Litigation Insurance Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation Product Liability Litigation Aviation Law Consumer Protection Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Transportation Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Railroad Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Aviation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1997
  • Location:
    Augusta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Environmental Consumer Law Environmental Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Real Estate Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Newport Beach, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Environmental Law Litigation - Environmental Mass Tort Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Liverpool, New York Auburn, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Municipal Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Lewiston, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Civil Rights Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Batesville, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation Personal Injury Litigation Professional Malpractice Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Construction Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Construction Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Civil Rights Law Medical Malpractice Law Workers' Compensation Law Product Liability Litigation Transportation Law Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Admiralty and Maritime Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Construction Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Admiralty and Maritime Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1983
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation Personal Injury Litigation Professional Malpractice Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Albany, New York Syracuse, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Lake Oswego, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Transportation Law Personal Injury Litigation Aviation Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Transportation Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Insurance Law Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Admiralty and Maritime Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1999
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Consumer Protection Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Professional Malpractice Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Health Care Law Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1999
  • Location:
    Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Lewiston, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Antitrust Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1987
  • Location:
    El Segundo, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Health Care Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Alton, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Insurance Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    St. Charles, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Litigation - Trusts and Estates Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Land Use and Zoning Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Real Estate Law Appellate Practice Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Litigation - Securities Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Environmental
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Paducah, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Mass Tort Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Criminal Defense: General Practice Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan Shelby Township, Michigan Detroit, Michigan Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan Shelby Township, Michigan Southfield, Michigan Detroit, Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Englewood, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Construction Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation Product Liability Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Aviation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Health Care Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Aiken, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Railroad Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Employment Law - Individuals Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Mass Tort Litigation Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Securities Corporate Law Environmental Law Consumer Protection Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Construction Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    El Segundo, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Media Law Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    St. Charles, Illinois Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Hermosa Beach, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Springfield, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Newport Beach, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Buffalo, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Construction Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Military Law Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Woodbridge, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Environmental Law Litigation - Environmental Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation Patent Law Personal Injury Litigation Litigation - Patent Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Trademark Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Appellate Practice Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation Product Liability Litigation Personal Injury Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Manhattan Beach, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Medical Malpractice Law Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation Mass Tort Litigation Transportation Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Equipment Finance Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Qui Tam Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Aviation Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Aviation Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Admiralty and Maritime Law Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Buffalo, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Professional Malpractice Law Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Appellate Practice Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Litigation - Securities Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Securities / Capital Markets Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Workers' Compensation Law - Employers Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Dover, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:
    Gadsden, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:
    Sacramento, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Qui Tam Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Consumer Protection Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Watertown, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

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Practice Area Definition

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Definition

At any moment during a person’s day, a products liability claim can develop. From the lead in toys that our children enjoy to the tires on our vehicles that we trust to safely transport our families, the consequences of a defective product can be devastating. The area of law that has developed to remedy these situations is called products liability. Consumers have a right to assume that the products they use are safe and reliable. When they fail and cause injury or death, a consumer has a right to file a claim against a number of parties in the chain that allowed the dangerous product to be put out on the market.

Products liability, therefore, often involves complex litigation. The nature of a products liability claim is dependent on the jurisdiction or state where the injured person lives, the type of product, and the variety and cause of the defect. Product defects can surface in different facets of the user experience including defects in design, manufacturing, or even when a manufacturer fails to warn of associated dangers in the product’s use. Moreover, liability in these cases can rest on many different parties ascending the supply chain up to the original manufacturer - from the manufacturer and distributor to the supplier and retailer. After gathering all of this information, a knowledgeable attorney will determine the appropriate type of claim that should be pursued including strict liability, negligence, breach of warranty, or even fraud.

Strict Liability: Rather than focus on the behavior of the manufacturer (as in negligence), strict liability claims focus on the product itself. Under strict liability, the manufacturer is liable for harm caused by the defective product, even if the manufacturer was not negligent in making that product defective.

Negligence: This case type most resembles an ordinary negligence lawsuit. In addition to duty, defect, causation, and injury, the injured party needs to prove that the manufacturer or seller breached its duty to the person harmed.

Breach of Warranty: When the maker of a product warrants its characteristics, if it fails in one of those characteristics and the failure causes an injury, a breach of warranty claim arises. Warranties can be express (written or sometimes verbal) or implied by law.
At any moment during a person’s day, a products liability claim can develop. From the lead in toys that our children enjoy to the tires on our vehicles that we trust to safely transport our families, the consequences of a defective product can be devastating. The area of law that has developed to remedy these situations is called products liability. Consumers have a right to assume that the products they use are safe and reliable. When they fail and cause injury or death, a consumer has a right to file a claim against a number of parties in the chain that allowed the dangerous product to be put out on the market.

Products liability, therefore, often involves complex litigation. The nature of a products liability claim is dependent on the jurisdiction or state where the injured person lives, the type of product, and the variety and cause of the defect. Product defects can surface in different facets of the user experience including defects in design, manufacturing, or even when a manufacturer fails to warn of associated dangers in the product’s use. Moreover, liability in these cases can rest on many different parties ascending the supply chain up to the original manufacturer - from the manufacturer and distributor to the supplier and retailer. After gathering all of this information, a knowledgeable attorney will determine the appropriate type of claim that should be pursued including strict liability, negligence, breach of warranty, or even fraud.

Strict Liability: Rather than focus on the behavior of the manufacturer (as in negligence), strict liability claims focus on the product itself. Under strict liability, the manufacturer is liable for harm caused by the defective product, even if the manufacturer was not negligent in making that product defective.

Negligence: This case type most resembles an ordinary negligence lawsuit. In addition to duty, defect, causation, and injury, the injured party needs to prove that the manufacturer or seller breached its duty to the person harmed.

Breach of Warranty: When the maker of a product warrants its characteristics, if it fails in one of those characteristics and the failure causes an injury, a breach of warranty claim arises. Warranties can be express (written or sometimes verbal) or implied by law.