Products Liability Subrogation

Manufacturing defects, design defects, breach of warranty, and failure to warn consumers are the four major types of product defect claims we handle. Any understanding of product liability law must begin with a thorough working knowledge and appreciation of how the law applies to your claim. The lawyers at Carpenter & Schumacher, P.C. have extensive experience handling some of the most complex cases involving failed products that result in injury, and sometimes death. Our firm has successfully prosecuted cases against the largest automakers in the United States including, General Motors and Ford, and have successfully recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients in cases brought against product manufacturers across the country and in China, involving defective products including, flexible gas systems, water heaters, electric products including toasters and coffee makers household products including foam insulation, branch circuit wiring, breaker panels, and can lights.

Carpenter & Schumacher, P.C. has the resources to prosecute your product liability claim and to create the leverage needed for a successful resolution of your case either through trial or dispute resolution. We work with some of the most innovative, recognized and experienced experts and consultants in the field to conduct thorough investigations and laboratory evaluations of injury causing products. The experts we work with stay in touch with the latest technologies and trends seen in catastrophic fires and losses involving defective products. We require that the experts we work with stay informed on emerging trends of post-sale failure to warn, product recalls, as well as recurring chatter on various Internet sites, blogs and twitter feeds. As your lawyer, you can rest assured that we are staying informed on what the various code making organizations are doing as it concerns products, including the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Gas Technology Institute (GTI), and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), not only to determine what these code organizations are saying about products, but to make sure we alert them to the cases we are handling so that they can stay informed about the real-world situations we are seeing as it relates to product failures.

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