The attorneys in Clarke Silverglate have extensive experience helping clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries keep abreast of the rapidly changing regulatory and business environments in which drug and device companies operate. We know both the law and the business, providing counsel to pharmacies, medical device companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors. Our attorneys understand the science behind the products and the law behind the issues facing pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Our litigators are well versed in case management, settlement, and trial methods in this area.
Our trial lawyers participate in industry trade groups and actively monitor developments in litigation targeting the drug and device industries. Our litigation defense experience allows us to identify the most dangerous cases and conclude them on terms most advantageous to our clients.
Our trial attorneys have defended numerous medical product liability cases for manufacturers, distributors and retailers, including class action lawsuits with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. We have defended companies in suits alleging the defective design and manufacture of products. In addition to handling single plaintiff cases, we have handled the defense of large class action, multiple-suit and mass tort litigation, including consolidated multidistrict litigation. Some have involved hundreds or even thousands of plaintiffs, with products marketed and distributed worldwide.