Product Liability

Chaffe McCall’s products liability practice group is a team of seasoned professionals who provide strategic advice and try cases for product manufacturers, institutions in the development, testing, and supply chain, and insurers.  Our attorneys have handled a wide-range of product-related matters, occasionally working with other law firms, in national and international disputes and litigation.

Chaffe McCall attorneys assist clients in matters that involve unique legal concepts and complex discovery and procedural issues.  The group has extensive experience dealing with sophisticated scientific, regulatory, and technical issues. Through its long history of litigation, the products liability group has developed an extensive research bank to answer the types of questions that typically arise in products-related disputes.

The Chaffe McCall products liability group has defended personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death cases arising out of consumer, user, and bystander product use and exposure.  Our attorneys also prosecute and defend other product-related matters, such as indemnification, contract, attorney general and/or governmental actions and commercial disputes.  Our team has provided service in a wide-range of product areas, including:

  •  Pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Consumer and industrial products
  • Asbestos and silica exposure
  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Toxic chemical exposure
  • Standards development and testing
  • Contract and commercial disputes
  • Class actions, mass torts and multi-district litigation

The products liability group at Chaffe McCall is well-versed in the laws that govern and regulate the manufacture, development, and sale of products.  Our attorneys work hand-in-hand with some of the country’s most well-respected law firms and experts in the field to provide a strong insightful representation.

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