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Product Liability Litigation

Faegre Baker Daniels defends, resolves, prevents and manages product liability issues and litigation. Our experienced team has aggressively defended claims in complex mass tort, toxic tort, multi‐district litigation and large class action cases. We have a strong trial practice with a solid record of success. As a group, we have tried hundreds of cases.

Three members of our product liability group are Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers; another was named one of the 10 most admired product liability lawyers in the country by Product Liability Law360. Our product liability practice is nationally ranked by Chambers USA, as is our food and beverage (regulatory and litigation) practice in which we do a substantial amount of work in food safety, food contamination and recall.

In the pharmaceutical and medical device practice, we have been given the highest ranking of "Highly Recommended" by the Life Sciences publication of the Legal Media Group, which quoted our peers as calling us "one of the best product teams in the industry …" 

Our professionals also have helped clients resolve cases through mediation and arbitration, as well as avoid product liability risk through preventative services and management. We represent international, national and local manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the United States, Europe and Asia on a diverse range of products. We are known for our effective management of mass tort litigation. We have played significant roles in defending companies in litigation relating to:

  • Agricultural products and equipment
  • Asbestos
  • Aviation litigation
  • Chemicals and pesticides
  • Consumer goods, apparel, fabrics and accessories
  • Food regulation and litigation
  • Gas and energy‐related products
  • Mechanical and electrical products
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Recreational equipment

We find efficient, cost‐effective solutions to our clients' issues. Solutions include preventive counseling, settlement negotiation and dispute resolution. If a dispute cannot be resolved without going to trial, our expertise allows us to mount an aggressive and innovative defense of clients in a court of law.

In the U.S., our professionals have served as national counsel for major product manufacturers and defended clients in federal and state courts in more than 40 states. Our team includes approximately 70 lawyers in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Minnesota offices. We also have interdisciplinary teams with lawyers having professional knowledge in medical, engineering, chemical and other technical industries.

Our practice is supported by our various industry groups, including food and agribusiness, life sciences, and energy, resources and clean technology.


J. Joseph Tanner, Indianapolis
+1 317 237 1251

Linda S. Svitak, Minneapolis
+1 612 766 8530


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