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Product Liability Mediating product liability cases is a challenging area of practice because of the wide range of products on the market, the complexities inherent in the products themselves and the national scope of some cases. Multiple parties, lawyers from other jurisdictions, and defense attorneys along with their insurance company counterparts balancing predetermined corporate valuation strategies make product liability cases even more difficult, not to mention the varied issues that make each case unique and complex. When dealing with serious product liability cases, the mediator must be adept at guiding multiple parties, lawyers and insurance carriers, while at the same time understanding the corporate culture of the maker, seller or distributor of the product. A good mediator, successful in this area, must possess extensive litigation experience, an understanding of the valuations of similar cases, familiarity with or a willingness to learn about the product and knowledge of applicable insurance laws. As a Circuit Judges and mediators, Jay Daugherty and Robert Schieber have tried, conducted settlement negotiations and mediated many product liability cases. John Phillips has worked as a litigator and mediator for decades handling these types of complex cases. They each have extensive experience in product liability cases with medical/legal issues, damage assessments, and understand the socio/legal dynamics at play in negotiations between injured litigants, corporate professionals and their respective attorneys. Specific examples of the many serious product liability cases handled include automobile cases involving pedal and tire defects, auto rollover cases, asbestosis and mesothelioma cases, tobacco cases, automotive jack cases, trucking cases, warning signal/sirens and pharmaceutical product liability cases. With this extensive experience, they understand the difficulty and expenses plaintiffs incur when prosecuting their claims, and realizes a defendant's frustrations when they have to defend themselves in many different states and jurisdictions, while dealing with the expense of multiple jury verdicts or negotiated settlements. The depth and breadth of his litigation experience in this area gives our mediators the knowledge and skill to mediate even the most complex product liability case.
Nothing contained herein is intended to give legal advice. Individuals should always consult with an attorney before entering into a contract
Product Liability Mediating product liability cases is a challenging area of practice because of the wide range of products on the market, the complexities inherent in the products themselves and the national scope of some cases. Multiple parties, lawyers from other jurisdictions, and defense attorneys along with their insurance company counterparts balancing predetermined corporate valuation strategies make product liability cases even more difficult, not to mention the varied issues that make each case unique and complex. When dealing with serious product liability cases, the mediator must be adept at guiding multiple parties, lawyers and insurance carriers, while at the same time understanding the corporate culture of the maker, seller or distributor of the product. A good mediator, successful in this area, must possess extensive litigation experience, an understanding of the valuations of similar cases, familiarity with or a willingness to learn about the product and knowledge of applicable insurance laws. As a Circuit Judges and mediators, Jay Daugherty and Robert Schieber have tried, conducted settlement negotiations and mediated many product liability cases. John Phillips has worked as a litigator and mediator for decades handling these types of complex cases. They each have extensive experience in product liability cases with medical/legal issues, damage assessments, and understand the socio/legal dynamics at play in negotiations between injured litigants, corporate professionals and their respective attorneys. Specific examples of the many serious product liability cases handled include automobile cases involving pedal and tire defects, auto rollover cases, asbestosis and mesothelioma cases, tobacco cases, automotive jack cases, trucking cases, warning signal/sirens and pharmaceutical product liability cases. With this extensive experience, they understand the difficulty and expenses plaintiffs incur when prosecuting their claims, and realizes a defendant's frustrations when they have to defend themselves in many different states and jurisdictions, while dealing with the expense of multiple jury verdicts or negotiated settlements. The depth and breadth of his litigation experience in this area gives our mediators the knowledge and skill to mediate even the most complex product liability case.
Nothing contained herein is intended to give legal advice. Individuals should always consult with an attorney before entering into a contract
Mediating product liability cases is a challenging area of practice because of the wide range of products on the market, the complexities inherent in the products themselves and the national scope of some cases. Multiple parties, lawyers from other jurisdictions, and defense attorneys along with their insurance company counterparts balancing predetermined corporate valuation strategies make product liability cases even more difficult, not to mention the varied issues that make each case unique and complex. When dealing with serious product liability cases, the mediator must be adept at guiding multiple parties, lawyers and insurance carriers, while at the same time understanding the corporate culture of the maker, seller or distributor of the product. A good mediator, successful in this area, must possess extensive litigation experience, an understanding of the valuations of similar cases, familiarity with or a willingness to learn about the product and knowledge of applicable insurance laws. As a Circuit Judge, Jay Daugherty tried, conducted settlement negotiations and mediated many product liability cases. As a judge for 20 years, he has extensive experience in product liability cases with medical/legal issues, damage assessments, and understands the socio/legal dynamics at play in negotiations between injured litigants, corporate professionals and their respective attorneys. Specific examples of the many serious product liability cases Judge Daugherty handled include automobile cases involving pedal and tire defects, asbestosis and mesothelioma cases, tobacco cases, automotive jack cases, trucking cases, warning signal/sirens and pharmaceutical product liability cases. With this extensive experience, he understands the difficulty and expenses plaintiffs incur when prosecuting their claims, and realizes a defendant's frustrations when they have to defend themselves in many different states and jurisdictions, while dealing with the expense of multiple jury verdicts or negotiated settlements. The depth and breadth of his litigation experience in this area gives Jay Daugherty the knowledge and skill to mediate even the most complex product liability case.