Practice Areas & Industries: Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP


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Global Leader in Products Liability Defense

Carroll, Burdick & McDonough's Products Liability Practice is a globally-known leader in products liability defense with an impressive record of defense verdicts and other favorable results in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Exemplary Defense with an Individualized Focus

Our approach to handling litigation is simple, straightforward and focused on reaching an outcome that is efficient, cost-effective, and most importantly, successful. When a claim must be litigated, we act decisively to establish a vigorous and complete defense. We also maintain solid working relationships with prominent experts in the United States and Europe in such areas as vehicle crashworthiness, vehicle dynamics, accident reconstruction, metallurgy, fire science and biomechanics.

From prevention to defense, we assist our clients in every aspect of the products liability field, including:

  • Helping clients author warning labels and owner’s manuals
  • Consulting on advertising campaigns to minimize liability exposure
  • Coordinating national and global defense strategies
  • Conceiving and executing national recall programs
  • Defending warranty and other consumer claims

Exceptional Team with Tremendous Depth of Experience

The following is a sampling of the wide range of diverse products our Products Liability team has defended:

  • Automobiles and automobile components
  • Boats and yachts
  • Buildings and building materials
  • Campers and camping equipment
  • Drugs
  • Electronic components
  • Food and beverages
  • Hand tools
  • Home appliances
  • Industrial machinery
  • Material handling equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Motorcycles
  • Sports and Fitness Training Equipment
  • Toxic chemicals
  • Weapons and military equipment


Members of the Products Liability team speak a variety of languages including:

  • French
  • German
  • Latvian
  • Russian
  • Spanish