Many of our trial lawyers focus on defending suits brought by a single plaintiff or in large multi-party class actions alleging harm incurred by products designed, manufactured, or distributed by our clients. Through the law's evolution from negligence to strict liability to failure to warn, our trial lawyers have defended product manufacturers and suppliers, including many national and international manufacturers and distributors.
Thompson & Knight's trial lawyers have extensive experience in cases involving products of all types, including consumer and household products, construction materials, aviation equipment, aerospace and automotive technology and mechanical parts, heavy machinery, farm equipment and machinery, automobiles, trucks, off-road equipment, industrial components, elevators, tires, drug and medical device manufacturers, chemical products, and firearms.
Our trial lawyers have collectively resolved more than 10,000 cases throughout Texas and the U.S. They serve as National, Regional, and Local Trial Counsel for numerous Fortune 500 manufacturers of various industrial and consumer products. Our attorneys have the necessary skill and experience in handling these complex cases, having efficiently managed cases involving millions of documents, hundreds or even thousands of plaintiffs, multiple defendants, and numerous lawyers.
We received a first-tier ranking in Dallas for Product Liability Litigation in the 2018 "Best Law Firms" directory published by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®.