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Products Liability Law

HeplerBroom LLC has successfully represented manufacturers of products for over 50 years. While this representation has included jurisdictions throughout the country, the firm is especially experienced in handling complex and high exposure cases in some of the most active venues in the United States for manufacturers, including the Illinois counties of Madison and St. Clair, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, E. St. Louis Division, as well as the state and federal courts in St. Louis. Experienced trial counsel, supported by paralegals and cutting-edge computer and communication resources, have successfully defended cases involving:

  • Tobacco
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Automobiles and tires
  • Recreational vehicles and boats
  • Electrical equipment
  • Medical devices and equipment
  • Manufacturing and industrial production devices, including scaffolding
  • Power tools
  • Concrete and prestress products
  • Farm equipment
  • Elevators
  • Electrical equipment
  • Chemicals, including asbestos, lead, benzene, manganese
  • Consumer products

Representation of manufacturers includes cases in which class action certification is requested for allegedly defective products. Consequently, there is overlap and a close association between the groups who practice in the products liability and class action groups.

The firm is committed to providing aggressive, competent representation while adhering to the clients goals of cost-effective and targeted legal strategies. The firm has worked closely with in-house and national trial counsel to achieve these goals. References of existing and prior clients may be supplied upon request.