Products Liability


Litigation concerning products liability claims presents numerous and challenging issues to product manufacturers, distributors, and retail sellers. The challenges are not limited to the litigation of claims, but also entail assisting companies regarding risk management, loss prevention, regulatory compliance, and public relations.

Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey’s attorneys have extensive experience in high profile product liability litigation in jurisdictions around the country and have the resources to handle and manage this complex and, at times, consolidated litigation. We have defended matters through trial and appeal in virtually every state and federal court in the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We are actively involved in all phases of design development of many industrial and consumer products.  Our attorneys respond to all types of related issues such as testing, marketing and contract issues.  We have developed a thorough understanding of our clients’ industries.  Significantly, our attorneys are among the leaders in the profession addressing the recent developments in Pennsylvania products liability law as well as similar developments that arise throughout the country.

The following is a sampling of the types of products our firm has defended:

  • Aerial lifts
  • Aircraft
  • Children’s products and toys
  • Compact excavators
  • Cranes
  • Excavators
  • Food products
  • Forklifts
  • Hoists
  • Medical products
  • Off road construction vehicles
  • Power tools
  • Recreational equipment
  • Skid-steer loaders

Practice Group Members: William J. Ricci, John E. Tyrrell, James W. Johnson, Francis J. Grey, Jr., Michael T. Droogan, Jr., Francis P. Burns III, Mary Grace Maley, Patrick J. McStravick, Rebecca E. Leonard, Monica V. Pennisi Marsico, Nancy D. Green