Recreational Products

For more than 30 years, our experienced trial lawyers have defended recreational product manufacturers in hundreds of cases involving:

  • All-terrain vehicles
  • Personal watercraft
  • Golf-cars
  • Three-wheeled vehicles
  • Snowmobiles
  • Motorboats
  • Airboats
  • Side x Side vehicles
  • Motorcycles

In more than half of the states across in the country, we have represented clients in state and federal court in claims for defects in design and manufacturing, inadequate warnings, negligence, breach of warranty, and product performance.  Our extensive experience in handling a variety of issues and components includes:

  • Stability and handling
  • Warnings
  • Brakes
  • Steering components
  • Fuel system integrity
  • High speed wobble
  • Throttle
  • Leg protection
  • Operator misuse/negligence
  • Metallurgy
  • Product too powerful
  • Electrical systems
  • Post-collision fires
  • Off throttle steering
  • Jet boat/orifice injury claims
  • Children’s recreational products
  • Wheel integrity

Frost Brown Todd is honored to represent many of the leading recreational product manufacturers in the world.  We know the products, we defend the products, and we understand that every case is unique.  We utilize our experience and resources to develop creative solutions to match client need.  From the catastrophically injured to the breach of warranty action, we have fought for the product.  From meeting with engineers at manufacturing facilities in Japan to cross-examining a plaintiff’s expert in trial in West Virginia, we have the knowledge and experience to guide you through your product liability issues.

Practice Highlights

  • Defends all-terrain vehicle manufacturers in product liability actions
  • Defended marine manufacturers in defeating propeller guarding allegations brought by various plaintiffs in lawsuits in various state and federal courts
  • Defended manufacturers of personal watercraft in product liability suits