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Product Liability

Product failure resulting in personal injury or property loss can lead to costly and disruptive litigation. With the increase in recent product liability actions, organizations need a team of lawyers with proven product litigation experience, hands-on regulatory insight and the ability to provide an immediate and sustained response — no matter what the issue.

As part of one of the leading litigation firms in Canada, the Gowling WLG Product Liability Group works with major Canadian manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors to successfully identify, mitigate and defend against a wide variety of complex liability issues. Our extensive experience across industry sectors allows us to provide the most appropriate and effective legal solutions to meet each client’s unique circumstances.

Our team is seamlessly integrated with the firm's class actions and crisis management groups. We consistently provide superior client solutions, leveraging Gowling WLG's proven leadership in related practices, including insurance law, stakeholder relations and government affairs. Regardless of how large or small the product failure may be, we understand that you need to focus on their primary business objectives.

Our clients recognize our track record of successfully defending — or altogether avoiding — expensive and damaging product liability cases. Industry experts agree: the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory noted that we're "repeatedly recommended" for our product liability work, and many of our lawyers are recognized in other key publications, such as Benchmark Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada.

With an extensive roster of independent subject matter experts, innovative case management technologies and unparalleled hands-on litigation experience, our team is always prepared to provide insightful and actionable counsel — around the world and around the clock.

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From the immediate first response to the close of litigation, you can count on Gowling WLG to help you get back to business as quickly as possible. To learn more, please contact Mary M. Thomson or any member of our team.

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