Served as national counsel for a client sued in more than 300 cases, many alleging wrongful death, following the company’s recall of more than a dozen of its products. Resolved the entire docket of cases in less than two years through “no pay” dismissals, motions practice, and the remainder were resolved at values acceptable to the client.
Tried a two month-long case for a medical device manufacturer which resulted in a defense verdict as to plaintiff’s claims.
Tried a multi-week wrongful death case and received from plaintiffs’ counsel — the day before closings were to begin — a stipulation of dismissal.
Won a motion to defeat creation of a multi-district litigation (MDL) case; argued before the Joint Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML).
Represented a pharmaceutical client in a suit brought by the state of Alabama, alleging fraud in Medicaid-related drug prices. The Supreme Court of Alabama found for the manufacturer on all counts.
Won a multi-week jury trial in federal court for the largest petrochemical company in the world.
Regulatory counsel for clients involved in proceedings before the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) concerning safety standards, ongoing and completed recalls, and accident investigations.
National trial counsel for a large U.S. manufacturer of household fixtures; have represented the company in numerous wrongful death and brain injury suits.
In a mass tort representation for a healthcare client, obtained “no pay” dismissals by motion and by negotiation of all thirteen cases pending in western Pennsylvania.
Obtained a directed verdict during trial from a federal district court on a Daubert motion; appellants dismissed their case after oral argument in the Eleventh Circuit.