Product Defects and Liability

Circuit Court Jefferson County, Alabama, Bessemer Division Settlement of $775,000.00 A wrongful death case involving the death of an infant child settled for $775,000.00. The case dealt with an aged tire (over 11 years old) which had just recently been sold by the used tire retailer....

BERNALILLO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO This lawsuit involves the unintended discharge (drop fire) of a Taurus PT140 Millennium Pro .40. On the evening of November 24, 2009, Mrs. Price took her family dog for a walk around the neighborhood. At the time, she was wearing a "Smart...

LAWRENCE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT SETTLEMENT OF $350,000 Anonymous Plaintiff was working as a resin operator handling raw materials including unloading hazardous chemicals at the 3M Plant in Decatur, Alabama. Plaintiff always wore protective equipment including a chemical suit. On the date he was hurt, Plaintiff was...

CALHOUN COUNTY SETTLEMENT OF $1,000,000 This case involved a wrongful death caused by a product. The driver of the vehicle was partially ejected in a rollover due to a defective door latch design which caused the door to open when the roof of the vehicle hit...

ETOWAH COUNTY SETTLEMENT OF $3,000,000 This case was a wrongful death product defect case wherein the driver of the vehicle was killed due to the roof collapsing during a rollover....

SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE VERDICT OF $58,278,000 CV: No. 03-2433 $58,278,000 verdict (Shelby County, Tennessee). A jury in Shelby County, Tennessee awarded the family of Gilbert’s wife, Vickie, and his mother-in-law Maurine Heathscott. Vickie and Maurine were killed July 5, 2002, when their 2000 Dodge Caravan failed to...

COLBERT COUNTY SETTLEMENT OF $1,475,000 Plaintiff’s daughter suffered severe brain injuries in a car accident and will be in a permanent vegetative state requiring complete and total care for the rest of her life. Plaintiff brought products liability claims as well as other warranty theories in...