Product liability

Product liability

At times of crisis, clients call on Crefovi, and its renowned ‟Product liability” department, to represent them in complex product liability actions.

A trial-ready ‟Product liability” team

Product manufacturers know that even the most vigilant, safety-conscious companies must be prepared to respond to serious product liability claims. Compared to other torts, the evidentiary burden for claimants is relatively low, and potential monetary and reputational harm to defendants can be extraordinarily high.

Crefovi has a ‟Product liability” practice, which defends high-stakes litigation, ranging from toxic torts, to product liability and product recalls, to multi-jurisdictional consumer class actions. For companies facing enterprise-threatening litigation in hostile venues, settlement may not be an option. In those cases, Crefovi offers a bench of seasoned litigation lawyers with a record of success in bench and trials in courts across Europe. The team’s success is predicated on the courtroom skills of its trial lawyers and their substantive expertise in handling complex scientific and technical matters. When complex cases need to be settled, Crefovi’s lawyers craft outside-the-box solutions and draw on the firm’s ‟Litigation” practice to bring them to closure.

Broad products expertise

Clients come to the law firm Crefovi for immediate, high-quality product-related litigation expertise in times of crisis. Thanks to its global network of trusted local counsels, Crefovi can assist clients with worldwide product recalls, including reporting and regulatory requirements, in more than 50 countries.

Market-leading environmental litigation practice

Crefovi handles virtually every type of environmental litigation matter including toxic torts, environmental criminal liability, and environmental cleanup liability.

Scope of services

Crefovi’s ‟Product liability” practice includes:

  • accident and disaster litigation;
  • consumer class actions;
  • crisis management;
  • environmental expertise;
  • insurance coverage;
  • internal investigations;
  • medical and scientific causation expertise;
  • product liability/recalls/safety, and
  • trial and appeals.

A global network

Clients praise Crefovi’s lawyers for their responsiveness & ability to understand the technical, business and legal aspects of each matter in relation to product liability, and come back, matter after matter, to be advised by them.

While London and Paris based, we routinely work across borders. The vast majority of our engagements are multi-jurisdictional. We are used to working in multinational teams, and rely on our network of specialist lawyers for support in other jurisdictions.

The team has therefore established an extensive international network of product liability contacts and a close association with other specialist lawyers worldwide. Our history of successes in high profile, politically sensitive matters reflects an ability to act swiftly and with the utmost discretion.

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