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Product Liability

 We are proud to serve clients throughout New England.

New England Product Liability Lawyer

Put Decades of Experience in Your Corner

Product liability lawsuits and their potential for large damage awards pose a serious threat to manufacturers, suppliers, and sellers of products. The skilled product liability defense attorneys at Melick & Porter, LLP have the technical knowledge and practical experience to successfully meet every challenge that could be presented in these complex cases.

Our product liability lawyers are proud to serve clients throughout New England. Call us at (617) 523-6200 or contact us online today to learn how our team can help.

Product Liability Cases We Handle

Our attorneys have extensive jury trial experience defending products in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. We have successfully handled cases involving alleged manufacturing defects, design defects, and failures to warn. Our experience runs deep and includes a wide range of domestic and international products.

Examples of these products include:

  • Automobiles and trucks
  • Construction equipment
  • Industrial machines
  • Medical devices
  • Consumer products
  • Food products
  • Recreational equipment

We are proud to have been selected as national coordinating counsel for numerous manufacturers. We are further honored that our attorneys have been chosen to speak at national professional conferences on the defense of product liability cases.

Over 30 Years Of Dedicated Advocacy

Melick & Porter, LLP's attorneys thoroughly immerse themselves in their cases. We develop close working relationships with our clients to understand every aspect of the product at issue along with every applicable industry and regulatory standard. We combine our talent and resources to investigate the facts, identify key witnesses, and obtain critical testimony for a convincing defense.

Our New England product liability attorneys aggressively pursue every issue that bears upon liability, causation, and damages. If your product or business reputation is at stake, you can trust our product liability attorneys to work with you to present a compelling and effective defense.

Our New England product liability attorneys are proud to serve our community.

Notable Case

  • Mitchell v. Sky Climber, 396 Mass. 629 (1986) (product liability)

Nationally-Recognized & Award-Winning Trial Attorneys

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    Stephanie E. Bendeck

    Associate

    Stephanie Bendeck is a skilled and experienced trial attorney. She has tried over fifty cases, both jury and non-jury, and argued complicated motions involving complex legal issues to the court. She is experienced in preparing, defending, and cross-examining both lay and expert witnesses.

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    Christopher A. Costain

    Associate

    Chris is an Associate in Melick & Porter's Connecticut office. His practice focuses on defending individual and corporate clients in a wide range of civil litigation matters involving employment practices liability, premises liability, general liability, and insurance coverage issues.

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    Matthew B. DiMario

    Partner

    Matt is a Partner in the General Liability and Professional Liability practice groups. He is admitted to practice in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island and regularly represents insurance carriers, their policy holders and self-insureds in state and federal court. Matt is a skilled litigator who has successfully represented clients on a wide range of insurance defense matters.

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    Kyle P. Dutch

    Associate

    Kyle is an Associate in Melick & Porter's Boston office.

    Kyle worked for various Philadelphia-area law firms while attending Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law. At Drexel, Kyle was the Lead Research Editor of the Drexel Law Review, a Dean's List honoree, a recipient of the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Workers' Compensation Law, a member of the Business Law Society, a full-tuition scholarship recipient, and a volunteer for the Student Bar Association mentor program.

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    Emma K. Giovannucci

    Associate

    Emma is an Associate in Melick & Porter's Boston office. Her practice focuses primarily on defending individuals and corporate clients in matters involving general liability and product liability. Emma earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Miami in 2020. She then pursued her JD from New England Law | Boston where she was in the Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Honors Program.

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    Robert W. Healy

    Partner

    Bob rejoined the firm in 2021 after several years at firms similarly specializing in complex civil litigation. He has extensive experience handling general liability, construction, liquor liability, premises liability, products liability, transportation, and toxic torts.

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    Christian H. Hinrichsen

    Partner

    Christian has extensive experience in complex litigation matters, including bench and jury trials, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and mediations. His corporate counseling includes risk assessment and contract review. He is admitted to the state and federal courts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Christian's practice has earned him selections as a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer.”

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    William L. Keville Jr.

    Member

    Bill is a seasoned trial attorney with extensive trial experience and successful verdicts defending clients in construction, complex product liability, premises liability, dram shop, transportation and sports and recreation matters. He represents product manufacturers, contractors, shopping malls, restaurants, major real estate developers, property owners, condominium associations, resorts and ski areas.

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    Marissa K. Palladini

    Associate

    Marissa is an Associate in Melick & Porter's Boston Office. Her practice focuses primarily on defense of civil matters involving general liability, premises liability, construction law, recreational liability, and transportation law.

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    Syd A. Saloman

    Partner

    Syd is a cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School. During law school, he was the recipient of the Goodwin Scholarship for Best Trial Advocacy. Syd previously practiced at Regan & Kiely LLP and Tucker, Heifetz & Saltzman in Boston.

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    Michael W. Stenger

    Associate

    Mike is an Associate in Melick & Porter's Connecticut office. His practice focuses on employment law, professional liability, transportation law, and general liability.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Client-Centered Approach
  • Well-Qualified & Accomplished Firm
  • Nationally Recognized Super Lawyers®
  • Seasoned Litigators & Appellate Attorneys
  • High-End Legal Representation
  • Track Record Of Client Success