McMahon DeGulis attorneys and staff have decades of experience defending toxic tort cases, including asbestos, silica, and petrochemicals. Our attorneys have successfully defended many clients in thousands of cases in numerous jurisdictions around the United States. A thorough understanding of the massive body of sophisticated medical, scientific and epidemiological literature and concepts, an in-depth familiarity with the experts in all of these fields, and an organization capable of handling tens of thousands of ongoing matters are essential to successfully defend these cases.
In addition to skilled pre-trial preparation, our litigators regularly try, and win, cases and have obtained defense verdicts in the vast majority of asbestos cases they have tried; Indeed it is our extensive and successful trial experience that separates MD from other firms.
Our reputation for trying and for winning cases enables us to better assist clients in developing a coordinated, comprehensive defense strategy, negotiate effectively, and, where advisable, try the case to verdict. We also participate in joint defense groups, which allows for cost savings, and, when advisable, the ability to expand the pool of available experts. For its toxic tort cases, the firm is responsible for all aspects of preparing every case for trial, including, among other things, developing defense and trial strategy, written discovery and both fact and expert depositions.