Practice Areas

Product Liability Litigation

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Excellent services, in terms of quality and time to action

Chambers and Partners, 2022

In over twenty-five years, our product liability team has successfully represented many multinational clients in high-profile product liability cases before the Italian courts. Some of the cases won by our firm in the automotive sector have become well-known precedents shaping the subsequent case law.

Product liability is increasingly critical across the industry due to its potential impact on brand reputation and the complexity of these cases which are often litigated before different judicial authorities.

Our team has unrivalled experience in handling all aspects of these cases, from pre-trial strategies to litigation including criminal prosecution and damage actions before the civil courts.

Recent notable cases:

Successfully assisting one of the biggest world player in the automotive field in an extremely delicate product liability case before a criminal court

Representing and defending a world-famous luxury car manufacturer in various product liability disputes before civil courts

Successfully defending an Italian renown entity, leader in the energy field, in a complex product liability dispute concerning an allegedly defective trigeneration energy plant

Providing day-to-day legal assistance to an Italian company leader in the field of heating and home boilers regarding IP, product liability and commercial aspects. In particular, we recently assisted our client in drafting and negotiating of distribution, service and maintenance agreements for boilers, heaters and air conditioning systems, in both EU and non-EU countries

Assisting a key manufacturer of valves and other hydraulic products, for use mainly in the agricultural sector in a complex product liability case

Representing a multinational manufacturer of steel-wheels for the railway industry in a product liability case before Italian civil court

Product Liability Litigation - Trevisan & Cuonzo