Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg has been meeting the legal needs of individuals, organizations and businesses since 1968 in many practice areas including product liability, regulatory compliance, and litigation. Our attorneys have successfully tried cases to verdict throughout the country, including some that have drawn national media coverage. We are committed to excellence and have received the highest rating for all categories of legal performance by The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Our Product Liability Practice Group has been representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers for 50 years. We have served as national coordinating counsel for manufacturers and corporations for over 30 years.
In addition to litigating products liability cases, WHV attorneys have appeared before the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. WHV works with companies in implementing voluntary recalls, assisting companies through the Fast-Track Recall Notice process, and implementing nationwide corrective action programs. WHV’s early intervention and sophisticated experience has resulted in significantly reducing the nature, scope and expense of many product recalls.
For more than three decades, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. has built a reputation as a national law firm of accomplished trial attorneys. Segal McCambridge routinely counsels and defends clients, including Fortune 500 companies, corporations and individuals, in complex litigation matters across the United States. Their attorneys are skilled at guiding clients in matters including, but not limited to asbestos, class action, construction, employment, environmental, insurance coverage and bad faith, life sciences, product liability, professional liability, technology and cyber risk, transportation and warranty. Since their founding in 1986, they have grown to more than 140 attorneys and eight offices in Austin, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Jersey City, New York City, Philadelphia and St. Louis. Learn more at www.smsm.com.
Mr. Quallich is an accomplished litigator with nearly 20 years of professional experience in successfully handling complex litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He has tried numerous cases and handled litigation involving a diverse range of issues including product liability, professional negligence, commercial litigation, medical negligence, catastrophic personal injury, as well as all forms of business disputes.
Mr. Quallich advises businesses in effectively interfacing with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding regulatory and statutory compliance, recalls, and corrective actions. He counsels manufacturers and businesses on risk management and litigation avoidance strategies.
Mr. Quallich has served as national and regional counsel to numerous companies, including serving as part of a national counsel team representing a leading international manufacturing corporation throughout the United States and Canada.
Mr. Quallich has extensive experience in the successful coordination and management of complex litigation, having litigated claims/lawsuits in approximately 40 states.
PAUL E. WOJCICKI, a Shareholder with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. (www.smsm.com), has been defending companies in complex state and federal litigation for more than 25 years. Based in Chicago, Mr. Wojcicki focuses his national trial and appellate practice on product liability claims, class actions, and commercial disputes for clients in the automotive, medical device and electronics industries.
Mr. Wojcicki also works with companies in connection with product warranty and service contract program improvement, litigation and regulation. He serves on the board of directors of the Global Warranty and Service Contract Association (www.gwsca.org) and chairs his firm’s Warranty Practice Group. Mr. Wojcicki manages and writes for www.DrivingValue.com, a blog focused on client counseling and litigation in the areas of warranty and service contracts. In addition to being AV-rated, he has been recognized annually as an Illinois Super Lawyer (2005-2017) and Leading Lawyer (2012-2017).