Bridget Ahmann's practice focuses on product liability, mass torts and consumer fraud actions, with a particular emphasis in pharmaceutical, medical device and dietary supplements litigation. She also has extensive experience in consumer product counseling and litigation. A significant portion of Bridget's practice has been in the defense of mass torts litigation on a nationwide or regional basis, where she has concentrated on case management of mass torts, factual and expert discovery, and legal strategies for summary resolution. Her role often involves issues related to science, such as expert development or motion practice, or legal defenses, such as class action, medical monitoring or preemption. She also serves as national defense counsel for a dietary supplement manufacturer facing consumer fraud class actions in state and federal courts.
Bridget has worked on defense teams in a wide variety of class action, multidistrict and mass tort litigation, including anti-psychotic medication, antidepressants, hormone therapy, diet drugs, silicone gel breast implants, orthopedic implants, latex gloves, vaccines, blood factor concentrates, contaminated food products, asbestos and silica.
As a member of the firm's product liability group nationally ranked by Chambers USA and "Highly Recommended" in Legal Media Group's Life Sciences section, Bridget has represented manufacturers of a wide variety of products, including tires, bicycles, lawn mowers, power tools, home appliances, industrial equipment and products, and agricultural equipment in cases involving serious personal injuries and deaths.