Our team thinks differently through all phases of litigation to achieve outcomes that align with our clients’ objectives. We have a distinguished track record of representing a wide range of industries in complex product liability claims in state and federal courts. Preti Flaherty’s attorneys bring experience and familiarity with scientific and technical subject matter, which is fundamental to our success in product liability litigation. We work in partnership with our clients to critically evaluate each claim and develop a strategically sound and effective litigation management and trial strategy. We also help clients avoid costly and uncertain litigation, which is an important element of our representation. Our extensive experience includes:

  • Evaluation of product liability claims
  • Investigating claims
  • Managing and defending claims
  • Resolving and litigating claims
  • Catastrophic injury claims
  • Counsel on product liability exposure
  • Risk management and prevention
  • Alternative dispute resolution strategies

Solutions for immediate and long-term goals

Our attorneys provide well-thought-out advice in a manner that is timely, efficient and reflects our clients’ business goals. We have the knowledge and experience to manage and resolve complex matters in the “now,” and the foresight to plan and protect our clients against future risks. In addition to our courtroom capabilities, we provide a practical and creative approach to assisting clients in developing effective alternative dispute resolution strategies including mediation and arbitration. Preti Flaherty’s product liability litigation team has successfully met client goals in products cases involving all-terrain vehicles, automotive parts and accessories, industrial machinery, forestry and construction equipment, recreational sporting gear, medical and surgical devices, explosive devices and fireworks, and more.

Firm Highlights

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Greg Hansel Named Top 25 Attorney of the Northeast Region by Attorney Intel

Preti Flaherty attorney Greg Hansel has been named one of the Top 25 Attorneys of the Northeast Region for 2024 by Attorney Intel . This year’s class of attorneys has been recognized for excelling...

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Last days of 131st legislature

The Legislature will reconvene on Friday, May 10 th to take action on the six vetoes issued by the Governor since the Legislature adjourned on April 14 th . The vetoes and related messages...

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Maine Legislature (Again) Changes Process for Selling Tax-Acquired Properties (LD 2262)

On April 16, 2024, the Governor signed LD 2262, “An Act to Amend the Process for the Sale of Foreclosed Properties Due to Nonpayment of Taxes.”  In June 2023, in response to the United...

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Understanding the Impact of the FTC’s New Noncompete Ban on Your Construction Business

A few weeks ago, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) attracted considerable media coverage when it issued its final rule banning noncompete agreements for workers in most circumstances and making existing noncompetes for the vast...

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Veto Day and Final Day of the 131st Legislature

The Legislature convened on Friday, May 10 th for Veto Day to take action on the six bills objected to by the Governor. As expected, all six vetoes were sustained by lawmakers allowing  Governor...

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Preti Attorneys File Suit Against Al-Generated Robocalls in the 2024 NH Presidential Primary

Representing the League of Women Voters of New Hampshire, the League of Women Voters of the United States, and individual voters, Preti Flaherty, with co-counsel, filed a federal lawsuit against Steve Kramer, Lingo Telecom...

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Maine Becomes Seventh State to Enact Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)

Maine is now the latest state to enact the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)—following New Jersey, Oregon (substantially similar), Utah, Hawaii, Kentucky, and Washington. UPEPA aims to provide a clear framework for the...

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Preti’s Sig Schutz Recognized as Member of NHPR’s Pulitzer-Finalist Team

Preti First Amendment attorney Sig Schutz has been recognized as “a core member of the [NHPR] team” involved in a podcast honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in the audio journalism category.  The podcast...

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Maine Municipal Legislative Update

The second regular session of the 131st Maine Legislature has been particularly impactful for Maine’s municipalities, with further shrinking of home rule authority, new and onerous procedures for property tax sales, and many other...

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Benchmark Litigation Names Preti Flaherty 2024 “Maine Firm of the Year"

Benchmark Litigation  has named Preti Flaherty as 2024 Litigation Firm of the Year in the State of Maine. Through extensive peer- and- client reviewed research, as well as analysis of casework; the Benchmark Awards...