Practice Areas & Industries: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

 





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We are not just litigators, we are trial attorneys. Our attorneys have tried literally hundreds of cases and have received national recognition for our results. Our trial experience, along with the depth and breadth of our practice, will give you and your company the advantage.

No attorney can defend a product liability lawsuit adequately without a thorough understanding of your company’s products and their uses. At Schnader, we have experience with a wide range of products. For a representative sampling of the products with which we have experience, please click on this link: Representative Products

The breadth of our practice has allowed us to formulate teams addressing the products that matter to you most. Our teams include:

Industrial Equipment
Aviation Products
Food Preparation Equipment
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
Consumer Products
Cranes and Aerial Devices
Heavy Construction Equipment
Electrical Equipment
Building Materials
Tools

In addition, our Product Liability Practice Group has teamed up with Schnader’s Environmental Practice Group to create a multi-disciplinary Toxic Tort Team. Our team has handled litigation involving innumerable metals, fibers and particulates, solvents, gases and other chemicals.

Our Product Liability Practice Group also has joined forces with Schnader’s Appellate Practice Group, one of the premier groups of appellate attorneys in the country. Clients retain our Product Liability Appellate/Post-Trial Team when faced with an adverse verdict or the prospect of an adverse verdict or to defend successful verdicts. If brought into the case prior to an appeal, our Appellate Team can help with the preservation of issues and establishing a complete record.

The breadth and depth of our experience allow us to provide our clients with the best possible service in an efficient and cost-effective manner.


 
Group Presentations
  Schnader Attorneys Presented Webinar on "The Ins and Outs of Dietary Supplement Regulation and Litigation", October 23, 2013
Saul Wilensky Addressed Freshman Class at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, May 9, 2013
Ralph Wellington Joined Panel of Speakers for CLE Workshop "Expert Lawyers on Expert Witnesses", May 8, 2013
Carl Schaerf and Saul Wilensky Co-Chair New York State Bar Association Program - "Basics of Trial Practice - After the Verdict", April 12, 2013
Schnader Partner Sheila Doyle Kelley Joined Panel at the ABA's 2013 Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Conference, April 4, 2013
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Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

New York's Highest Court Does Not Recognize Claims for Medical Monitoring - For Now: Using "Phobia" Claims as a Backdoor to "Medical Monitoring?"
Allison Fihma Drachman,Carl J. Schaerf, January 03, 2014
In Caronia v. Philip Morris USA, Inc., 2013 N.Y. LEXIS 3476, 2013 N.Y. Slip. Op. 8372 (December 17, 2013), the New York Court of Appeals, in a 4-2 decision with sharp and barbed contrasts between majority and dissent, ruled that New York does not recognize an independent medical monitoring cause of...