Scandaglia Ryan defends clients against product liability, personal injury and toxic tort claims. Our lawyers have substantial experience defending such claims whether brought by individual plaintiffs or on behalf of a class.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of a consumer and foodservice/food packaging products provider in a personal injury matter brought by a company employee on behalf of her daughter. The employee alleged that her daughter was born with various birth defects as a result of her workplace exposure to certain organic solvents.
  • Defended a manufacturer against hundreds of individual product liability claims totaling over $200 million. Successfully defeated class certification amid allegations of a product defect involving hundreds of different models of equipment.
  • Defended a plastics manufacturer against third-party claims for indemnity and contribution arising from a workplace injury to an employee.
  • Defended an international petroleum company against toxic tort claims brought by more than 50 plaintiffs.
  • Represented one of the world’s largest producers of packaged meat products in connection with insurance coverage issues arising out of personal injury and wrongful death claims allegedly caused by tainted food products.