Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation
Since 1986, representing numerous motor vehicle manufacturers in product liability cases in Kentucky and Indiana. Defect allegations defended against include seatbelts, airbag deployment, airbag non-deployment, no airbag, rollover propensity, roof intrusion, seatback deformation, fuel system, post-collision fire, electrical systems, unintended acceleration, absence of rear camera, and various claims relating to warnings. Significant experience in MDL practice and proposed class actions.
Successfully defended motor vehicle manufacturer at trial in March 2022. High exposure case involving three fatalities and one significant injury. Defect allegation involved frontal crashworthiness and bumper welds. Unanimous defense verdict.