Claims of product liability or mass torts can have a significant impact on a business’ financial well-being. Prompt consultation with experienced counsel can be critical to managing public and employee relations, developing litigation strategy and moving swiftly to a successful resolution of contentious demands.
CSG’s Product Liability & Toxic Tort attorneys take pride in aggressively defending claims brought against manufacturers, retailers, designers and distributors. We have extensive experience in matters involving alleged breach of warranty, manufacturing and design defects, failure to warn, medical monitoring and wrongful acts. These claims involve a broad range of products, including:
- Asbestos-containing insulation materials
- Chemicals and coatings
- Electrical and plumbing equipment
- Consumer appliances and products
- Industrial machinery
- Construction materials
- Medical devices and implants
- Food products
- Cleaning supplies
The experience brought on by CSG’s Product Liability & Toxic Tort attorneys is further leveraged in our extensive involvement in individual and class actions concerning toxic exposures, environmental illness, chemical sensitivity, asbestos, mold, MTBE, water contamination and other mass tort claims arising from the accidental release of chemicals, industrial accidents and ubiquitous exposures.
CSG also represents clients in regulatory enforcement actions by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC); in subrogation claims brought by carriers of contractors, homeowners or other users of clients’ products; in civil litigation in state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey; and as pro hac vice counsel in numerous state and federal jurisdictions.