Morrison & Foerster has extensive product liability experience. The firm has served as trial and national coordinating counsel for hundreds of U.S. and Asia companies in product liability and toxic tort cases, including numerous large class actions, multi-party serial tort litigation, and mass tort litigation.
The firm has handled and tried product cases in a wide variety of industries involving claims of manufacturing defect, design defect, and failure to warn. The firm has also handled and tried cases involving alleged exposures to toxic substances. In addition, the firm has defended tort, statutory, and other consumer claims (including various class actions) arising out of consumer products, industrial accidents, transportation accidents, and environmental releases.
Morrison & Foerster is often called upon to analyze complex product liability claims, develop product warnings and product recall campaigns, and serve as national coordinating counsel for leading manufacturers around the world.
Morrison & Foerster has represented and counseled companies regarding product stewardship and liability in a wide range of industries, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, aerospace, automobile, food and wine, cosmetics and industrial equipment manufacturers.
In addition, the firm has extensive experience under both federal and state law with a full range of industrial chemical issues, including claims for personal injury, wrongful death, medical monitoring, fear of cancer, and property damage claims.
Morrison & Foerster's extensive experience also includes representing companies in product liability matters relating to their Asia operations. Morrison & Foerster's full-service Asia-based litigation team, with six partners, provides on-the-ground support to Asia clients in all aspects of product liability matters, including the development of product warnings, the analysis of litigation exposure, the implementation of product recall campaigns, and the trial and arbitration of product liability matters.
This is a brief summary of Morrison & Foerster's product liability experience. We welcome the opportunity to answer your questions regarding our experience in, and qualifications for, specific matters.