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Alex Hammershaimb represents established businesses and individuals in all aspects of complex litigation, including toxic tort, asbestos, products, construction, premises, professional liability, employment and labor litigation, insurance coverage, and medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

In a product liability case where a manufacturer is defending a claim that a product it designed was defective and the cause of a plaintiff’s injury, the manufacturer may attempt to introduce evidence at trial showing its product was manufactured in accordance with applicable industry standards.  Proof that the product was designed in accordance with industry standards, in some instances, can establish that the product was built with the latest technological advancements being used by other manufacturers in the marketplace.
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