Product liability law involves injuries and deaths caused by unsafe products. It is a specialized area of personal injury law. A product liability claim often involve a defect in the the design or manufacture of a particular product, or a manufacturer's failure to provide proper warnings about the product. These cases involve complex scientific, technical and engineering issues and are vigorously defended by manufacturers and their insurers. The Alaska Personal Injury Law Group has successfully handled many product liability cases, including cases involving defective automobiles, aircraft, guns, drug, safety equipment, machinery, tools and elevators.
Mr. O'Donnell is listed in Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in product liability cases. Mr. O'Donnell obtained what is believed to be the largest product liability verdict against an automobile manufacturer in the history of the state. Farnsworth v. General Motors ($7.7 million). Mr. Moody obtained what is the largest product liability verdict against a gun manufacturer in the history of the state. Paddock v. Thompson-Center Arms ($4.0 million). Mr. Moody also obtained what is believed to be the largest settlement with a gun manufacturer in the history of the state. Taylor v. Savage Arms ($5.3 million). Mr. Vollertsen obtained the first verdict in the country against a dietary supplement manufacturer, and one of the highest punitive damage awards in the state in the history of the state. Talbert v. E'ola Products, Inc. ($13.3 million)
Contact us. This is a complex area of the law. We can explain how to preserve key evidence, evaluate your claim, and help you obtain justice.