Product Liability / Manufacturing & Sales Defects

Burr represents clients who design, manufacture, construct and/or sell a product or service thought to be safe, but is later alleged to be defective and resulting in injury or death.

Many of these cases involve complex discovery and crucial expert witness challenges that Burr’s attorneys are ready and willing to handle. A sampling of the types of cases our attorneys handle include:

  • Product Recalls
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Automobile / Trucking Accidents
  • Construction / Workplace Accidents
  • Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices
  • Equipment, Power Tools & Other Consumer Products
  • Warranty Claims
  • Forest Product Litigation (Pulp, paper, and timber)

Our Attorneys

W. Michael Atchison
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5168
(205) 278-5842
Bryan Balogh
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5469
(205) 278-9764
Bryan
Jeffrey Beaverstock
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8258
(251) 344-9696
Jeffrey
Edward Bowron
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8216
(251) 344-9696
Edward
John Browning
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8211
(251) 706-2411
John
S. Greg Burge
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5101
(205) 244-5612
S. Greg
Martin Burke
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5447
(205) 244-5613
Martin
Jennifer "Ginger" Busby
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5341
(205) 244-5614
D. Christopher Carson
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5372
(205) 244-5617
C. Paul Cavender
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5350
(205) 244-5618
C. Paul
Graham Cotten
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5259
(205) 244-5604
Graham
Tony Harlow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5122
(205) 278-9795
Tony
Brent Hitson
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5391
(205) 244-5649
Brent
John Kavanagh, Jr.
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8246
(251) 344-9696
John
Forrest Latta
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8212
(251) 344-9696
Forrest
Briana Montminy
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5480
(205) 244-5690
Briana
John Morrow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5298
(205) 244-5687
John
Atoyia Scott
Associate ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8253
(251) 706-3519
Atoyia
Hannah Thrasher
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5362
(205) 244-5719
Hannah
Todd Vargo
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5103
(205) 244-5715
Todd
Allan Wheeler
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5235
(205) 244-5741
Allan
Turner Williams
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5205
(205) 244-5739
Turner
Thomas Wood
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8203
(251) 706-2412
Thomas
Ricardo Woods
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8257
(251) 344-9696
Ricardo

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • Asbestos Litigation

    Retained as national trial counsel for Fortune 100 company’s asbestos trials and assigned review of company’s documents to prepare company’s defense strategies.
  • Asbestos Litigation

    Retained as regional counsel (southeastern United States and Caribbean) from 1990 to 1993 for a manufacturer of asbestos insulation products with responsibility across the region for development, implementation and management of defense strategies, trial strategies, engagement of expert witnesses, defense cost savings, indemnity budgets, negotiations and strategies for individual and mass case settlements, and reporting to client’s management team on an average inventory of 20,000 pending cases.
  • Appellate

    Amicus counsel in support of Appellee on appeal by plaintiff whose claim for medical monitoring was dismissed. Affirmed.
  • Liability Exposure Evaluation

    Retained by product manufacturer to independently review extensive discovery and to provide an evaluation of liability exposure arising from an underground mining explosion and fire resulting in 13 death cases and 14 personal injury cases with aggregate settlement demands in excess of $100,000,000.
  • First Known Lawsuit Regarding Sino-Nasal Cancer

    Retained as local counsel representing two power hand tool manufacturers in first known lawsuit alleging sino-nasal cancer from wood dust exposure and obtained dismissal with prejudice without payment of any indemnity dollars.