Products Liability Litigation

Products Liability Litigation

When litigation involves allegations of hazardous, inadequately labeled, defective or unreasonably dangerous products, the attorneys at Malaby have the knowledge and resources to fully analyze the facts of each case in order to get the best possible result for our clients.

We represent clients in all kinds of product liability cases, including those involving allegations of defective product design, defective manufacturing, equipment defects, misuse by a third party and other foreseeable problems. Our attorneys have defended manufacturers, designers and distributers of products and equipment in cases involving manufacturing defects, large equipment including household appliances and many other products.

At Malaby we utilize the efficient allocation of all resources to maximum effect. Our attorneys focus is on controlling risk as well as employing innovative exit strategies while staying focused on cost and efficiency.

The Malaby attorneys are well versed and nationally recognized in mass tort litigation including in asbestos claims. At Malaby, our lawyers have been involved in asbestos litigation since in the 1980s. With more than three decades of experience in this area, we have played a wide variety of roles – including national counsel and local counsel – in numerous jurisdictions – federal and state. We have collectively handled all stages of asbestos litigation from discovery to trials to appeals, and we have represented a broad array of clients in a variety of industries. Our clients have included premises owners, equipment manufacturers (pumps, valves, and boilers), friction products manufacturers (automotive brake products), laboratory equipment manufacturers, construction products, gasket and seal manufacturers, and companies with a wide range of products consisting of asbestos-containing components.

Our attorneys are not only involved in the zealous representation of the individual claims, but we are actively involved as defense and medical liaison counsel and are members of various committees interacting directly with the court and counsel in the original institution of and present revamping of the New York County Asbestos Litigation Case Management Order