Areas of Practice - Products Liability

Our lawyers have comprehensive experience handling complex products liability risks and litigation for both industry and insurers acting in various capacities along the supply and distribution chain including: manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, intermediaries, distributors, marketers, importers, exporters and wholesalers and others who make products available to the public or receive them. We provide 24-hour emergency response including site attendance, investigation and coordination.

We provide advice to our clients on:

  • Advice to Regulated Industries - Food, Drugs, Medical Devices, and Dangerous Goods
  • Assessment of Risk, Financial and Enterprise Strategies
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Defence of Claims, including resulting personal injury and property loss regarding cranes, tires, electrical products, manufacturing machinery, consumer and commercial appliances, recreational products, food and water safety and a vast array of mechanical defect claims involving all modes of transport
  • Defence of Product Libel and Slander Claims
  • Defence of Wind Turbine Claims
  • Duty of Care Issues
  • Fitness and Merchantability Issues
  • Industry Specific and General Compliance and other Standards
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Multi-jurisdictional Disputes
  • Product Development Issues
  • Product Recalls and Crisis Management
  • Product Tampering and Extortion Defences
  • Sale of Goods Legislation
  • Warranties and Conditions