Product Liability Defense

Driggers, Schultz & Herbst, P.C. represents manufacturers and sellers in product liability litigation in state and federal courts in Michigan and the Midwest. The attorneys at Driggers, Schultz & Herbst have defended manufacturers of automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, fork lifts, industrial equipment, and manufactured homes. The Firm aggressively defends design, manufacturing, and failure to warn cases while providing quality representation in a cost effective manner. The Firm prides itself in pursuing summary disposition litigation as the first option. The lawyers of Driggers, Schultz & Herbst have successfully represented clients in the Michigan Court of Appeals. In one case the Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment on the basis of spoliation of evidence. In another appellate case the Court of Appeals upheld the exclusion from evidence of multiple alleged substantially similar evidence.

In product liability litigation the retention of appropriate expert witnesses and cross examination of opposing experts is crucial. The lawyers at Driggers, Schultz & Herbst constantly update themselves with respect to the criteria utilized by both federal and state courts concerning the qualifications of experts and the reliability of their testimony. On multiple occasions Driggers, Schultz & Herbst lawyers have successfully had opposing experts precluded from testifying on the basis of lack of qualifications and the reliability of their testimony.

The lawyers at Driggers, Schultz & Herbst welcome the opportunity to discuss their services with manufacturers and sellers to discuss the Firm's philosophy of providing quality legal services in a cost effective manner.