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In the finest tradition of the legal profession.

Products Liability

At Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie, P.C., we have represented a diverse mix of manufacturers, distributors and retailers in product liability claims throughout Pennsylvania and West Virginia. We have successfully tried cases brought under theories of breach of warranty, negligence, absolute and strict products liability.

The depth of the firm’s product liability experience is reflected in the diversity of machines and products that it has defended. These have included, among others:

  • Amusement park rides
  • Backhoes
  • Batteries
  • Blow molding machines
  • Boilers
  • Brakes
  • Bulldozers
  • Cables
  • Chains
  • Chairs
  • Compactors
  • Compressors
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Electrical systems
  • Fabrics
  • Fertilizer
  • Food products
  • Forklifts
  • Gas and temperature controls
  • Gasoline hoses
  • Gears
  • Glass
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Ladders
  • Packing devices
  • Passenger vehicles
  • Paving materials
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Pressure valves and vessels
  • Punch presses
  • Roofing products
  • Scaffolding
  • Skip hoists
  • Soils
  • Switch gears
  • Tractors
  • Trailers
  • Transformers
  • Trimming machines
  • Utility lines and water supply systems