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Through experience gained in hundreds of cases across the country and abroad, involving a wide range of industrial and consumer products from domestic and foreign manufacturers and distributors, Goldberg Kohn's litigators are skilled at quickly gaining an insider's mastery of a product, its uses and misuses. Our attorneys are also highly adept at gathering insight into our client's business processes, financial objectives and litigation culture. This know-how, together with targeted discovery and experience with many of the finest expert witnesses in a variety of fields, enables our team to recognize and create opportunities for optimal settlements or to press for prompt resolution through trial or administrative hearings.

Goldberg Kohn's litigators represent clients in all aspects of product liability matters, starting with prevention counseling and continuing through trial and appeal, and are experienced in technical fields such as chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering. Members of the Product Liability & Toxic Tort Group are actively involved in national product liability associations, including the Defense Research Institute, the Industrial Truck Association and the Meritas Product Liability Group. In addition, our attorneys have lectured extensively on product liability and toxic tort matters.

Goldberg Kohn litigators have broad experience in the defense of toxic tort and long-term exposure litigation. In particular, our attorneys have defended manufacturers against numerous asbestos related claims and against claims alleging exposure to certain chemicals within the workplace caused cancer and other diseases .

Critically important to successfully defending our clients against product liability and toxic tort claims, Goldberg Kohn's litigators possess the technical know-how to consult with clients and with outside consultants employed in these cases. In addition, we have significant experience in dealing with the state and federal agencies that are often involved in toxic tort matters.

Representative Matters

  • Served as national counsel for a heavy construction and mining equipment manufacturer in product liability and warranty matters.
  • Served as regional trial and coordinating counsel for a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment in product liability matters.
  • Represented an international manufacturer in toxic tort litigation concerning various workplace chemicals.
  • Served as primary counsel providing consultation to an international hi-tech manufacturer throughout the world on product liability matters.
  • Defended manufacturers whose products are linked to catastrophes and to catastrophic loss litigation.