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Reminger’s Product Liability attorneys are nationally recognized, and have the experience necessary to handle the complex issues inherent in product liability actions.

Reminger is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® awarded the firm with a number of national and regional rankings for 2018.  As part of those rankings, our Product Liability Litigation Practice Group is ranked as Metropolitan Cleveland Tier 1.

Clients have come to rely on Reminger’s Product Liability attorneys’ skill and expertise to handle any product liability matter.  For more than 50 years, Reminger has represented a large breadth of product liability clients including the defense of claims against international manufacturers and distributors of automobiles, boats, recreational vehicles, household consumer products, and industrial machinery. Clients entrust Reminger with the defense of their products in claims for personal injury, wrongful death and significant subrogation claims.  We have extensive experience representing defendants in class action and MDL cases. In addition, Reminger attorneys have successfully tried and obtained defense verdicts on behalf of our clients in numerous high-risk, high-exposure cases.

Our practice group’s national reputation is demonstrated not only in that we are known throughout the legal community, but that our attorneys have appeared before industry groups, standard making bodies, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, to address issues of product recalls and nationwide corrective action programs. 

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Click here to download a copy of our Products Liability Summary of Law for Indiana.

Click here to download a copy of our Products Liability Summary of Law for Kentucky.

Click here to download a copy of our Products Liability Summary of Law for Ohio.

Representative Clients

Representative Clients: American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Bradford White Corporation, Conair (Cuisinart), Gould, Inc., Heil Co., Hyundai Motors America, Kia Motors of America, Mannessman Demag AG, Mazda Motor America Inc., Mercedes Benz USA, Mitsubishi, Porsche Cars North America, Saint Gobain Corp, Subaru of America, Toyota Motor Sales USA, Volkswagen of America, Volvo Cars of North America, Wal-Mart, Wellcraft Marine 

Insurance Carriers/TPAs: Allianz Insurance, Hartford, Tokyo Fire and Marine, Travelers

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Obtained a defense verdict in the alleged wrongful death of an eighteen-month-old in federal court on behalf of a sporting goods manufacturer.  

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an automobile manufacturer in a traumatic brain injury case involving an allegedly defective airbag.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of automobile manufacturer on an airbag claim.

Obtained directed verdict on behalf of sporting goods manufacturer on fire damage claim.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of battery manufacturer in federal court.  

Motion to dismiss granted on behalf of hardware manufacturer and supplier in personal injury lawsuit.

Obtained a defense verdict at trial in wrongful death claim on behalf of a commercial garage door opener.

Obtained defense verdict at trial on behalf of a lawn mower manufacturer against claims of bodily injury/amputation.

Successfully defended numerous claims of sudden acceleration against various automobile manufacturers.

Recognitions

  • 25 of our attorneys have been recognized as Super Lawyers.
  • 6 of our attorneys have been listed in Best Lawyers in America.
  • Practice Group Leader Hugh Bode is a member of PLAC (Product Liability Advisory Committee).

Testimonials

“On any product liability case that I have ever had to assign, Hugh Bode has done a fabulous job in service and results.”
-Lisa, Senior Claims Adjuster

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