Unsafe & Defective Products Verdicts & Settlements

Product liability claims arise from personal injuries or a wrongful death caused by a dangerous or defective product. The product manufacturer, component parts manufacturer, wholesaler and/or retailer may be responsible for damages related to the misrepresentation of the product’s functionality, inadequate or incorrect directions or warnings, a design failure or poor manufacturing technique. At Spohrer & Dodd, we have the experience and expertise to investigate and determine the cause of any accident or injury that resulted from a dangerous product. Some of our verdicts & settlements* are listed below:

  • U.S. Sup. Ct. Op.Ground-breaking U.S. Supreme Court ruling on defective medical devices
  • $1,000,000,000.00 – Mass tort claims related to defective artificial hip implants
  • $19,025,000.00 – Product substance causes cancer
  • $6,000,000.00 – Defective pharmaceutical product
  • $5,337,500.00 – Defective toy resulting in fire
  • $4,344,594.00 – Defective medical product
  • $3,000,000.00 – Defective tire / defective SUV rollover
  • $3,000,000.00 – Defective hangar door
  • $2,900.000.00 – Defective seatback in vehicle
  • $1,636,090.39 – Defective child car seat
  • $1,385,851.81 – Defective door latch on semi-trailer
  • $1,375,000.00 – Defective medical device
  • $1,000,000.00 – Defective cleaning solution
  • $980,000.00 – Defective tire
  • $856,336.32 – Defective tire / defective SUV rollover
  • $805,000.00 – Defective hospital bed
  • $727,537.00 – Defective dietary supplement
  • $725,000.00 – Defective boat windshield
  • $700,000.00 – Amputation of fingers due to defective power tool
  • $650,000.00 – Defective car lift – orthopedic injuries
  • $590,000.00 – Defective tool supplied by rental company
  • $500,000.00 – Defective air bag – orthopedic injuries
  • $450,000.00 – Defective component on a bike – amputation of fingertip

 

*The results from the defective or unsafe product cases listed above are unique to those cases and are not indicative of the results of any other dangerous products case. Each case is unique as the liability for an unsafe product may lie with any or all of the parties in the manufacturing and distribution chain.

If you were injured or a family member killed, by a dangerous or defective product, contact Spohrer & Dodd for expert legal representation of your accident claim for negligence, strict product liability, or breach of warranty.