Verdict & Settlements

$4.7 million settlement in product liability case.

This case involved a mechanic who while working on an automobile suffered severe burns over 42% of his body when a fire was ignited by a droplight that was in the vicinity. Mr. Mendelsohn sued all the companies involved in the design and marketing of the light due to their inappropriate marketing of the light to commercial garages when they knew the drop light was neither safe nor apporoved for such use. The case settled after years of hard fought litigation.