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Head of Products, Pharma, Medical and Mass Tort, United States


United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class actions: automotive/transport - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: automotive/transport - defense

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP advises manufacturers and service providers on product liability litigation in the automotive sector. Steven Jansma, who heads the products, pharmaceuticals, medical and mass tort practice in San Antonio, is defending a tire company against various product liability claims, including a wrongful death case regarding an accident allegedly caused by a failed tire. In other work, the team is representing a client as regional trial counsel in several personal injury lawsuits involving the installation and replacement of tires on vehicles. Stacey Martinez in Austin is another name to note.

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Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

The products, pharmaceuticals, medical and mass tort practice at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP regularly acts as counsel and trial team for manufacturers in the pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors. Headed by Steven Jansma in San Antonio, the team also handles non-contentious sector-related work such as risk mitigation. Jonathan Skidmore in Dallas and Austin-based Stacey Martinez are other key members of the practice group. Sara Brinkmann joined Reed Smith LLP in May 2018 and Randall Richardson departed to found Randall S. Richardson PLL in August 2018.

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Product liability, mass tort and class actions: toxic tort - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: toxic tort - defense

Headed by Steven Jansma, the products, pharmaceuticals, medical and mass tort department at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP has expertise in environmental litigation, groundwater contamination cases, chemical exposure and natural disasters claims, and specializes in the defense of companies from the energy industry. Stephen Dillard and Jessica Farley acted for major oil and gas and chemicals companies in MDLs relating to groundwater contamination. Also recommended is Brett Young, who often represents clients in toxic exposure lawsuits. All named partners are based in Houston.

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