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

News

Preti Flaherty Joins Maine Justice Foundation for Racial Justice Fund

As part of our ongoing efforts to promote racial justice, Preti Flaherty has joined with the Maine Justice Foundation and other local businesses and philanthropists to create the Racial Justice Fund . Each of the 22 founders...

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It's Time to Fight Back Against Illegal State and Local Cannabis Laws

Matt Warner, of Preti Flaherty's Cannabis Business Practice Group, has authored an article for Cannabis Business Executive  on the constitutionality of state residency requirements for obtaining a license to operate a cannabis-related business, how such...

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N.H. Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Managing a Safe Return to Work

For over 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this summer...

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Federal Indictments Follow Long-Running Antitrust Class Action in Ready-Mix Concrete Industry

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that a federal grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, indicted a ready-mix concrete company and four individuals for fixing prices, rigging bids, and allocating customers and markets in...

Press Coverage

Portland-Based Education Nonprofit Sued For Study Abroad Refunds

A class-action suit has been filed against CIEE on behalf of thousands of college students who were denied any refund of tuition, room and board, and other fees for Spring 2020 study abroad programs...

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Maine Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Options for Dealing with Your Employees' COVID-19 Challenges

For the past 26 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this...

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Legislative Alert: Economic Recovery Grant Program Update

On Thursday, August 20, 2020, Governor Janet Mills announced the launch of the newly established Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program – a state-based approach to help support struggling Maine businesses and nonprofit organizations that...

Press Coverage

Washington Cannabis Company Says Oklahoma Residency Rules Unconstitutional

Oklahoma has become the latest battleground in the growing challenge to state residency requirements for cannabis business licenses. As has happened in Maine and other states, a nonresident business has initiated a suit against...

Event

N.H. Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Options for Dealing with Your Employees' COVID-19 Challenges

For over 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this summer...

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Maine Workers' Comp Alert: Update on Appellate Division Findings on Notice of Injury Requirements

Maine WC Appellate Division Affirms Decision Finding Untimely Notice of Injury; Reiterates Requirements for Timely Notice As background, the notice period is 90 days for dates of injury between January 1, 1993, and January...