Product Liability
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Product Liability

The attorneys at Lipe Lyons have defended product designers, manufacturers, and distributers against numerous product liability lawsuits around the country. We have defended against claims based on strict liability, negligence, breach of warranty, state-specific product liability statutes, and other legal theories. As a result of our vast knowledge and experience in the field of product liability defense, the firm’s attorneys are routinely hired as national, regional, and local counsel by product manufacturers and distributors facing repetitive or class action litigation.

Our attorneys have litigated cases involving the following products:
  • Adulterated Food Products
  • Aircraft engines
  • Automobile axles
  • Baby swings
  • Chemical floor wax strippers
  • Child safety seats
  • Clutches
  • Contact lens solution
  • Dietary supplements
  • Earthmoving machinery
  • Farm implements
  • Fine grinding machines
  • Forklift trucks
  • Genetically engineered corn
  • Grass mowing equipment
  • Gravimetric feeders
  • Hydraulic automotive lifts
  • Hydraulic jacks
  • Industrial and consumer saws
  • Medical devices
  • Press controls
  • Printing presses
  • Propane tanks
  • Power presses
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Silicone breast implants
  • Toys
  • Tractors

We recently represented Lycoming Engines and Textron in a class action product liability suit seeking more than $60 million in damages for alleged defects in 5,000 reciprocating aircraft engines. In the recent past, members of the firm have been retained as regional counsel for a large consumer of welding rods and as regional counsel for one of the leading optical manufacturers in the country. 

The firm’s product liability practice group is headed by Jordan Tank, who can be reached at 312-702-0586 or