LITIGATION DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR - Mid-Size Firm  ALM's Daily Report   2017 - 2016 - 2014

Product Liability

Experience with Product Defect Claims and Recalls

Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial's Product Liability Litigation Practice Group serves domestic and international manufacturers, designers, distributors and vendors of all types of products and equipment. Named "Product Liability Department of the Year - Midsize Firm" by ALM's Daily Business Review, nearly half of the firm’s lawyers represent clients in product liability matters.

WWHGD has a long and storied history of successfully defending product liability claims. In fact, our lawyers were involved in many of the cases establishing key defenses to strict liability in Georgia. Our lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers for their product liability experience and several are members of the prestigious Product Liability Advisory Council.

Representative Product Liability Defense Cases 

For the past 20 years, we have served as counsel in highly publicized cases involving automobile fuel tank design, SUV rollover events, weight-loss drugs, toxic shock syndrome, industrial machine design, tires, electrical equipment and consumer and household products.  We have also handled a number of bellwether product liability cases involving: 

  • Aerial Lifts

  • Golf Cars

  • Aerosol Paint

  • Greenfield Vena Cava Filters

  • Agricultural Equipment

  • Guidewires

  • Aircraft Engines

  • Heart Valves

  • Airplanes

  • Hip Implants

  • Ambulances

  • Industrial Bailers

  • Asbestos Containing Products

  • Industrial Machinery

  • ATV

  • Industrial Manufacturing Equipment

  • Automobiles / Cars

  • Infant / Baby Car Seats

  • Automotive Component Parts

  • Infant / Baby Carriers

  • Balloon Catheters

  • Knee Implants

  • Boats

  • Material Handling Equipment

  • Bucket Trucks

  • Medical Devices

  • Bulldozers

  • Motorcycles

  • Buses

  • Neurovascular Coils

  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors

  • Non-Powder Firearms

  • Catheters

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Chemicals

  • Plumbing Piping Systems

  • Coronary Artery Stents

  • Pool Chemicals

  • Cotton Pickers

  • Post Hole Diggers

  • Cranes

  • Residential Appliances

  • Electrical Service Panels

  • RVs

  • Endometrial Ablation Devices

  • Skid Steer Loaders

  • End-Tidal CO2 Monitors

  • Stents

  • Estradiol Implants

  • Stone Crusher

  • Excavators

  • Surgical Devices

  • Food Products

  • Tires

  • Forklifts

  • Tractors

  • Fuel Gas

  • Trucks

  • Gas Cans

  • Vaccines

  • Generators

  • Weight-Loss Drugs

 

For more information about product safety, we encourage you to visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 

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