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Products Liability Law

HeplerBroom LLC has successfully represented manufacturers and distributors of products for over 50 years. While this representation includes jurisdictions throughout the country, our Products Liability Group is especially suited for and experienced in handling complex and high exposure cases in some of the most litigious jurisdictions in the United States. These venues include the Illinois counties of Cook, Madison, and St. Clair; the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois; and the state and federal courts in St. Louis, Missouri. Our experienced trial counsel, supported by a team of professionals using advanced litigation technology and resources, have successfully defended cases involving:

  • tobacco
  • pharmaceuticals
  • chemicals (including asbestos, lead, benzene, and manganese)
  • consumer products automobiles and tires
  • recreational vehicles and boats
  • electrical equipment
  • medical devices and equipment
  • manufacturing and industrial production devices
  • power tools
  • concrete and prestress products
  • farm equipment
  • elevators
  • electrical equipment
  • construction equipment

This representation includes the defense of manufacturers in class action litigation, and our uniquely qualified class action attorneys work closely with our products liability team on these cases.

No matter the product involved or the complexity of the litigation, HeplerBroom’s product liability attorneys provide aggressive, competent, and cost-effective representation to our clients.


HeplerBroom LLC COVID-19 Response

HeplerBroom has been diligently working on its response and continuity plan to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to keep the health and safety of our employees, their families, and our clients as our top priority.

To help ensure everyone’s continued health and well-being, effective March 17, 2020, all attorneys and staff began working remotely. We continue to assess the situation and will return to our physical offices when appropriate.

To ensure this, the firm has identified essential personnel in each office who will make certain that critical firm functions that cannot be done remotely continue to be handled. We have put in place protocol for those essential personnel to make sure they are keeping healthy per the CDC cleaning and sanitizing recommendations. All teams have back-up personnel and procedures that we will follow to make sure all deadlines are met and clients receive the same great service and work product that we have always been proud to provide.

HeplerBroom’s IT department has been working hard to make sure all remote employees are set up with equipment and access from home to limit disruption to our clients. Maintaining security and confidentiality has remained, and will continue to remain, at the forefront of all processes and procedures, at all levels throughout the firm.

The firm has created emergency communication measures to communicate any changes to this plan to employees and are communicating on a regular basis with any and all new resources and helpful information during this uncertain time.

During these fluid and unpredictable times, HeplerBroom will continue its commitment to great service and results for our clients, all while keeping safe and healthy.

Wishing you and your families good health.

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