KBR has longstanding expertise in the defense of manufacturers, distributors, retailers and designers of products and equipment including consumer retail products, such exercise and sports equipment, hardware, software, toys and protective head gear. We have particular expertise in the defense of companies against product claims involving multi-million dollar exposure, including claims of strict products liability, defective design and failure to warn. We have published and lectured on various product liability issues and have worked closely with companies, insurance carriers and trade associations on their risk management programs.
KBR attorneys are active in product liability committee work for several local and state Bar Associations and have been instrumental in formulating new litigation strategies including the advancement of Frye and Daubert positions in this area. We have represented clients in the capacity of national coordinating counsel and have also acted as local litigation counsel on various programs. We have also been active on behalf of our clients in interfacing with media and working as part of crises management teams.