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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March 6, 2018

When dealing with airplane troubles, whether it may be delayed flights or onboard injury, it is critical to examine airline liability. The Federal Aviation Administration recently reported that approximately 2.5 million airline passengers fly in and out of U.S. airports daily! During peak hours, there are approximately 5,000 aircraft in the sky at any given…

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Is Sorry Enough? Apology Laws and Medical Errors

February 20, 2018

The “Just Say We’re Sorry” movement gaining popularity in the medical field is a poor response to the epidemic of medical errors that plagues our country. Many states have enacted “Apology Laws” that allow doctors and hospitals to corral a victim and their family, explain why and how they caused a life-changing injury during treatment,…

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Can You Sue the VA For Medical Malpractice? Here’s What You Need to Know

February 6, 2018

Every patient has a right to safe and competent medical treatment. Unfortunately, this does not always happen and medical errors have become far too common. A recent series of articles published by USA Today points out that many patients treated in Veterans Administration hospitals and clinics are not receiving the timely and competent care they…

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