With more than 100 years of experience, Day Pitney’s Product Liability and Torts Litigation practice is widely recognized as one of the strongest in the Northeast. Our reputation as tough and strategic litigators backed by extensive trial experience gives our clients a decided edge.
We provide clients with comprehensive and innovative defenses in product liability, class action, alleged sexual abuse and mass tort matters. We achieve the best results for clients because we treat every case as though it will be tried. Our experienced and always trial-ready approach strengthens a client's position whether the case is presented to a jury or is settled. At the same time, we appreciate and share our clients' concerns about their business needs and respond with creative problem-solving and effective and innovative early dispute resolution alternatives.
We have served as national, regional and trial counsel, and we regularly represent manufacturers, distributors, retailers, property owners, lessors, hospitals, religious organizations and municipalities facing allegations of injury and loss related to products and services including, among others:
Clients also turn to Day Pitney for counseling in related areas of practice, including personal injury and general negligence matters. We provide clients with preventive counseling regarding warnings, warranties, and compliance with federal and state statutes concerning consumer product safety and design, and we keep them informed of changes in legislation impacting the workplace.
We are a visible, influential presence in legal and industry groups that deal with emerging products liability law and litigation issues, including the American College of Trial Lawyers, the Product Liability Advisory Council, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Defense Research Institute, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the National Board of Trial Advocacy, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, and the American Bar Association Litigation Section and its various Automotive, Industrial Equipment, and Environmental and Toxic Tort subcommittees.
Day Pitney has served as national coordinating counsel and trial counsel in some of the most significant mass tort cases in the United States, helping clients win decisive victories involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices, toxic torts, and chemical contamination and mass disasters alleged to have caused a broad range of injuries, from repetitive stress syndrome to pulmonary disabilities and from rare cancers and diseases to disfiguring acid burns.