The products liability group defends cases involving allegations of auto, bicycle, home product, construction and food defects. The firm’s successful defense of such cases has been nationally covered by ABC, CBS and PBS. Notably, Robert Phillips’ successful defense of a bicycle defect case was covered by national media and was recognized by the bicycle industry as an important step in preserving “quick release” technology.
Collaborating with our clients’ in-house attorneys, we provide our clients a timely legal and monetary evaluation of each complaint. We provide analysis regarding all avenues of resolution from settlement, mediation and arbitration. For those matters where alternative dispute resolution is unsuccessful or not recommended, we have substantial experience and expertise in both state and federal trials and appeals.
Products Liability Results/News
Los Angeles Attorney Sandra Block has been elevated to PartnerSandra L. Block joined the firm in 2019 as a litigation defense attorney with extensive knowledge and experience. Ms. Block quickly emerged as a team leader in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices....1Jan
Alyce Foshee and Timothy Kuhls have been elevated to PartnerWe are delighted to announce that Alyce Foshee and Timothy Kuhls have been elevated to Partner. Ms. Foshee is based in the San Francisco office and specializes in product liability, catastrophic personal injury, pharmacy and...
San Francisco Office Obtains Defense Verdict in Six Figure Personal Injury SuitJessica Stuart Pliner along with national counsel for a home appliance manufacturer obtained a defense verdict in a products liability case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The jury...1Oct
Fortune 500 International Retailer Bestows Award of Excellence on Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt, LLPIn October 2011, a Fortune 500 international retailer bestowed its annual Award of Excellence on Phillips, Spallas and Angstadt, LLP, in recognition of our passionate representation of the company.
Partner Todd A. Angstadt Inducted into the International Association of Defense CounselCongratulations to Todd A. Angstadt, who was recently inducted into the International Association of Defense Counsel, an invitation only, peer-reviewed legal organization limited to approximately 2,500 members world wide.