Products Liability Experience

Lift Tables Manufacturer

Client’s Issue: Client, a Michigan manufacturer of lift tables sued for extensive personal injuries suffered by a worker at a Harley Davidson Motor Cycle plant in York, PA.  Allegations that the lift table was unreasonably dangerous.

Sherr Law Approach: Has been to aggressively defend matter including the grant of a Daubert Motion barring Plaintiff from an expert and summary judgment in favor of the manufacturer.

Result: Matter is still pending. Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the landmark decision of Tincher v. Omega Flex, 104 A.2d 328 (Pa. 2014).  The Third Circuit remanded to the District Court which has scheduled the matter for trial.

Case Citation: DeJesus v. Knight Industries, 2013 WL 2833247 (E.D. Pa. 2013).

Product Liability

Client’s Issue: Represented manufacturer in a products liability action alleging a defective condition in a 4-wheel drive vehicle caused a residential fire.

Result: Case significant for establishing limit on damages for total loss of personal property including house but not real property.

Case Citation: Chubb v. On-Time Wildlife Feeders, 2009 WL 424218 (M.D. Pa. 2009).

Auto Parts Patent

Client’s Issue: Patent action against manufacturer of auto parts by former employer of President of company.

Sherr Law Approach: Aggressively defend matter through Summary Judgment Motion.

Result: Summary judgment granted on behalf of Defendant.

Case Citation: R & B, Inc. v. Needa Part Manufacturing, Inc., 2005 WL 3054595 (E.D. Pa. 2005)


Client’s Issue: Representation in numerous asbestos personal injury matters.

Sherr Law Approach: We tried 10 cases a month for a 3 year period asserting that deceased’s cause of death was not asbestos related.

Result: Many more defense verdicts than adverse monetary verdicts.