Products Liability and Defective Products

The lawyers of Decof, Decof & Barry in Providence, RI help hold manufacturers and retailers accountable when defectively designed or manufactured products injure or kill consumers or workers.  Our products liability attorneys stand up to major corporations and their insurers so that the injured and their families have equal rights and resources.

Product Liability/Defective Product Attorneys

Our firm’s record of success includes a wide array of cases involving the following:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Automobiles
  • Construction equipment
  • Medical equipment
  • Aircraft
  • Playground equipment
  • Swimming pools
  • All-terrain vehicles
  • Toys
  • Jet skis
  • Helmets

The following examples demonstrate our success on behalf of numerous clients.  While every case is different, and there are no guarantees of success or value, these examples provide some insight into the claims we have handled.

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Products Liability and Defective Products Case Wins

$19.6 million judgment after a jury verdict for the family of world-famous Formula One race car driver Mark Donahue, who was killed when a defective tire on his race car exploded and caused his car to crash during a Grand Prix race in Austria.

Confidential settlement against a hospital and pharmaceutical manufacturer for the negligent administration of Diprivan (propofol) to a 13-year-old boy which resulted in his death.

A $13.2 million judgment against the manufacturer of an all-terrain vehicle on behalf of a young man paralyzed in a wreck caused by the ATV’s defective design.

Multimillion-dollar settlements against the manufacturer of a pain medication pump system.

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