Products Liability

In the past 50 years, the Products Liability Practice Group in the Litigation Department of Dinsmore, has represented scores of manufacturers in cases filed in various state and federal courts throughout the United States. Included in the group are individuals who are trained in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, x-ray technology, toxicology and engineering.

Over the years, the Firm has represented manufacturers of a wide variety of products in a myriad of markets. These have included products in the following sectors:

Automobiles, tires, safety appliances, brakes, seatbelts, airbags and child restraints

Ethical Pharmaceutical
Bendectin, DES, Thalidomide, Accutane, Phentermine, Parlodel, Phenylpropanolamine, Oxycontin and Pyridostigmine Bromide

Household Products and Appliances
Detergents, hair care products, fabric softeners, home appliances, power tools, mowers, grills, lawn chairs, wheelbarrows, electrical line hose, cribs, baby monitors and disposable diapers

Airplanes and helicopters, firearms, fire suppression systems, fuel dispensing systems, logic automated machinery and robotics, machine tools, nozzles, breakaways and cutoffs and power presses

Blood and blood products, bone screws, breast implants, food supplements such as L-tryptophan and ephedra, neutraceuticals, orthopedic implants, over-the-counter cough, cold and sleep aid medications, pacemakers, pacemaker leads, penile implants, silicone implant products, surgical gloves, tampons and urethral stone retrieval devices

Basketball backboard systems, bicycles, bowling pinspotting equipment, chemistry sets, exercise equipment, power boats and personal watercraft, rollercoasters and amusement park rides, running shoes, trampolines and treadmills

Cigarettes and smokeless products

Asbestos, pesticides, manufacturers of chemicals in toxic exposure cases, building product manufacturers in mold litigation and artificial butter flavoring