Since the 1960s, Meagher & Geer’s Mass Tort/Toxic Tort lawyers have defended a wide variety of mass tort/toxic tort lawsuits.
Our clients range in size and profile from multi-national manufacturers to the corner store. Our Mass Tort/Toxic Tort lawyers presently serve as national defense counsel for two manufacturing companies, as well as regional/local counsel for several other entities. We have litigated cases in numerous jurisdictions around the country, including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Montana and Wisconsin.
We have extensive experience with the following types of mass tort/toxic tort litigation:
- Medical devices
- Lead paint
- Food products
Meagher & Geer is uniquely qualified to represent clients in an efficient and cost effective manner in the defense of mass tort/toxic tort litigation. Our practice is founded on the fundamental strengths of our experienced attorneys, careful assessment and knowledge of complex scientific and medical issues, and cost efficient case management. We have the legal resources and staff to handle multiple claims – whether the claim is in the early stage of investigation and discovery, or ready for trial. We offer high-level technology and databases which we have developed during our many years in this practice area. These tools are extremely valuable to our clients. We keep vital claim information on each pending action for quick and easy reporting. Similarly, our sophisticated "Summation" database provides a searchable library of hundreds of fact and expert-witness transcripts, providing valuable cross reference.
The head of our Mass Tort/Toxic Tort practice group is Charlie Becker. Charlie has practiced in the mass tort/toxic tort defense area since 1980. He has successfully defended clients from many industries in tens of thousands of mass tort/toxic tort lawsuits in Minnesota and surrounding states. In particular, Charlie is recognized as one of the most experienced attorneys in the area of asbestos defense in Minnesota and currently serves as the court appointed defense liaison counsel in the Minnesota Asbestos Litigation.
Our Mass Tort/Toxic Tort practice is ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers rankings of the nations "Best Law Firms."
If you would like more information about this practice area, please contact Charlie Becker.