Product Liability

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In the recent case of Monolith Companies LLC v Hunter Douglas Hospitality Inc., September 24, 2015, A15A1096, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment to Hunter Douglas based on Monolith’s failure to respond to requests for admission (RFAs) which were sent after the discovery …

Cross-examining experts is an art. Your success depends largely on your preparation. If you are prepared, there is no expert that you cannot dominate. I have had the opportunity during my career to depose and cross-examine numerous liability experts, particularly in products liability cases, and damages experts, including physicians from …

Plaintiff’s deposition is complete, and testing confirms that the plaintiff’s theory of the case is more fiction than fact. Success looms in the air and your early case assessment advising the client that there is no exposure remains steadfast. Now that the plaintiff’s theory has been debunked, the remainder of …