Automotive Litigation

Automotive manufacturers are often faced with litigation and unfavorable media exposure challenging the safety of their products.  The automotive industry is continually faced with demands from consumers and the federal government to make their products safer.  Frost Brown Todd’s experienced product liability lawyers help automotive manufacturers defend the safety and integrity of their products in litigation throughout the United States.  Our lawyers have served as national counsel, national coordinating counsel, as well as defense liaison counsel in multi-district litigation.  Our lawyers possess a broad range of skills and experience in handling claims that involve vehicle rollovers, recalls, safety restraint systems, unintended acceleration, and breach of warranty, among others.   

Our Experience

Frost Brown Todd defends numerous international automotive manufacturers in multi-million dollar product liability claims involving personal injury and wrongful death.  Our lawyers defend clients in connection with a variety of automotive products including passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, all terrain vehicles (ATVs), and safety restraint systems. 

Practice Highlights

  • National counsel for manufacturers of safety restraint systems in product liability actions
  • National coordinating trial counsel for a major automotive manufacturer in child death and rollover cases
  • Defense Liaison for all defendants in the Ford-Firestone multidistrict litigation based in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Appointment by a Fortune 500 client to a team of settlement specialists attempting to resolve major nationwide claims involving a high-profile recalled product