Product Liability Litigation: Practical Tips and Strategies

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Nora Barry Fischer
Paul Wojcicki
Kathleen O'Donnell Wyatt
Melissa M. Malloy
Jennifer A. Creedon


About U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

About Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.

Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. is a national firm of trial lawyers representing and counseling clients in product liability, toxic tort, complex commercial, employment, insurance coverage, construction, environmental, professional liability, transportation, technology and cyber risk, and warranty matters. Founded in 1986, Segal McCambridge has grown from a four-lawyer shop in Chicago to more than 140 attorneys with offices in Austin, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Jersey City, New York City, Philadelphia and St. Louis.


About Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP

Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP is a full service civil litigation and trial firm based in Boston, with additional offices in Providence, RI and Bridgeport, CT.  Founded in 1998, the firm represents a wide range of businesses, municipalities, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, individuals, and their insurers.  With more than 20 attorneys, the firm aggressively defends clients in complex product liability, toxic tort, municipal liability and other specialty liability litigation.  The attorneys also have extensive experience providing consultation and litigation services to businesses in areas ranging from contractual relations to employment practices.  PDP’s attorneys do not only advocate, they lead — influencing and shaping governing legal principles in landmark cases.  Through its smaller size, PDP is able to foster an atmosphere of efficiency, responsiveness, and personal connection not found in larger firms.


About Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney

Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney (MMMK) is comprised of experienced trial lawyers and has an established civil litigation and appellate practice representing clients throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Working in both state and federal courts, as well as appearing before administrative agencies and engaging in alternative dispute resolution, MMMK attorneys represent clients in matters including product liability, healthcare defense, professional liability, premises liability, commercial and business litigation, civil rights, and general liability claims.

MMMK attorneys have been elected as Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, are included in the published listing of The Best Lawyers in America, and have received listings in Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine, Litigation Counsel of America, and BTI Consulting Group. Our attorneys have served as leaders of the product liability bar, serving as the first Tort Chair of the Boston Bar Association, and authoring dozens of articles regarding products liability litigation, including for the Massachusetts Law Review, the longest continually published law review in the nation. 

MMMK attorneys have also served in leadership roles including the Board of Bar Overseers, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Supreme Judicial Court Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure, and Massachusetts Bar Foundation.

Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney is the successor firm to Martin, Magnuson & Hennessey, established in 1957 by Ephraim Martin, Harold E. Magnuson and Edward F. Hennessey, who ultimately was appointed as chief justice to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.  After 22 years of serving as a member of the Massachusetts judiciary, Judge Hennessey returned to the firm until he passed away.  MMMK continues to serve Judge Hennessey’s legacy in providing exceptional legal representation for its clients.