Products Liability

Product liability claims often pit injured consumers against large corporations willing to spend millions of dollars in litigation to defend their defective goods.  Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys have the expertise, skill, and resources to take on large corporations and their attorneys in litigation, and have successfully vindicated injury claims against those corporate wrongdoers in a wide variety of industries.

Representative cases include:

  • Confidential settlements exceeding $50 million against auto manufacturers for serious burn injuries and deaths of numerous police officers that resulted from the defective design of fuel systems in police cars.
  • Confidential settlement against Big 3 auto manufacturer that resulted in recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles with defective cruise control systems.
  • $17 million jury verdict against General Motors for death caused by defective transmission.
  • Designation as co-lead counsel for all Arizona plaintiffs, and settlement of claims exceeding $20 million in the Arizona Ford/Firestone litigation.
  • $3.5 million settlement in vehicular rollover case.
  • $2.75 million settlement for child seriously injured by a defective product in a home.
  • $2.4 million settlement in defective tire case.
  • $1.5 million to parents for loss of an unborn baby caused by food poisoning.
  • Numerous multi-million dollar settlements for claims against medical device manufacturers and drug manufacturers.
  • Numerous seven-figure settlements in defective tire cases.
  • Multi-million dollar settlement for Native American child burned in vehicle fire.
  • Confidential settlement for the family of young man who suffocated in sleeping bag.
  • Confidential settlement against various footwear distributors for hunter who developed frostbite.
  • Confidential settlement against motor coach manufacturer for failing to protect occupants during a rollover crash.