Product Liability

Product Liability

Recent Developments in Design Defect Liability Cases Under Connecticut Products Liability Act

by Kelly Petter Connecticut Supreme Court’s 2016 decisions in Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Bifolck v. Philip Morris Inc. modified and clarified existing law regarding design defect lawsuits.. read more

Asbestos Exposure – Wrongful Death – Voluntary Dismissal

Attorneys Paul Rainville and John Girouard successfully argued to have a client dismissed from a potentially costly wrongful death / asbestos exposure case. Our client, owner of a successful family.. read more

Defendant Insurance Company Dismissed from Multi-District Litigation Involving Chinese Drywall Cases

Representing an insurance company in a declaratory judgment component of a Multi-District Litigation action stemming from the alleged sale and installation of Chinese Drywall, Attorneys David Hassett and Sarah Christie.. read more

Summary Judgment in Asbestos Case Requiring Multi-District Litigation

Matthew G. Lindberg prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in an asbestos case pending in Superior Court in which the plaintiff’s decedent died from malignant mesothelioma. We successfully argued.. read more

Summary Judgment for Product Manufacturer in Fall Protection / Brain Injury Case

In a U.S. District Court case involving an injured worker who alleged he sustained serious and permanent brain injuries after a fall at work, Attorneys Paul Rainville and Courtney Mayo.. read more