Hand and Power Tools Litigation

Frost Brown Todd represents hand and power tool clients in claims at every level, from property damage and minor injuries to more serious injuries including death.  In addition to actively defending our clients’ products, we work closely and proactively with clients to assist in claims prevention and ensure that clients have the best processes in place to effectively handle all potential claims.  Our goal is to vigorously protect the integrity of our clients’ products while creatively managing legal costs.

Our Experience

Our lawyers possess a broad range of skills and experience in everything from preventative measures and pre-litigation management to defending claims at trial and negotiating settlements.  Frost Brown Todd has a successfully managed, resolved, and defended countless hand and power tool claims. 

In addition, to keep current with the various issues related to hand and power tools, our attorneys are active in a variety of organizations that provide Frost Brown Todd with the most up to date information relevant to our clients’ needs.  For example, our attorneys include members of trade groups of legal and standards-making committees handling media issues and CPSC interaction on behalf of various clients.

Practice Highlights

  • National coordinating counsel for international and domestic manufacturers of pneumatic, electric, and battery-operated nailers, staplers, screwdrivers, and other fastening devices and accessories
  • National coordinating counsel for a S&P 500 company’s manufacturing division of hand held torches and distributor of gas cylinders
  • Statewide counsel for an international hand and power tool manufacturer