Bowman and Brooke was recognized for the seventh time as a Law360 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year for its "versatility" and "long-established reputation as a defense leader."
Bowman and Brooke was ranked in the Nationwide Product Liability category by Chambers USA and recognized for a "[d]eep trial bench with experience trying cases across the country. " (Chambers USA 2016)
Bowman and Brooke attorneys are leaders in their fields, called upon by industry organizations and the media to provide insights on legal trends and developments.
Bellwether Trial—Case Study
When companies seek to use an aggressive defense to resolve mass tort litigation, they rely on bellwether trials as a key element of that defense. Why? A verdict in a bellwether case can serve as a predictor of the outcomes in dozens or hundreds of similar cases.
Mass Tort & Class Action
Bowman and Brooke is a national leader in handling mass tort actions—including class actions as well as actions consolidated by the federal Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation and state judicial authorities.
Federal Jury Rules No Defect or Negligence in $10 Million Rollover Trial
Florida Jury Unanimously Rules No Design Defect in $7 Million Yamaha Motorcycle Trial
At the conclusion of a seven-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, a jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of Mazda, finding “no defect” in the design of the front passenger restraint system of Mazda’s 1994 Protegé. In closing arguments, Plaintiff’s counsel had asked the jury for up to $7.26 million. Speaks v. Mazda Motor Corp. et al., No. 9:14-cv-00025, Judge Dana L. Christensen presiding.