George A. Pisano

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George Pisano has 30 years of experience handling a wide range of personal injury and casualty-related matters. His practice focuses primarily on the defense of product liability claims with particular emphasis on representing worldwide manufacturers of heavy machinery. He is well versed in fire litigation, having handled numerous such cases for electronics and appliance manufacturers. In his role as National Counsel for the world’s largest machine tool manufacturer, George has substantial experience in cases involving industrial equipment and metalworking machinery.

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One of the items an insurance adjuster will look at when valuing a product liability claim is to see how much the plaintiff incurred in medical expenses and medical bills after the accident. Naturally, if the injuries sustained by the plaintiff are truly “serious,” it is reasonable to expect that there will be a sizeable claim for reimbursement for the plaintiff’s medical expenses. Plaintiffs’ attorneys are aware of this and as a result will typically…
In most product liability lawsuits, the plaintiff will sue under theories of negligence and strict liability. In such cases, the plaintiff may allege that the product’s manufacturer was negligent or that the product was “defective” for failure to include available safety devices that would have prevented the accident. Because negligence claims focus on whether the manufacturer acted “reasonably” when it designed the product at issue in the case, the manufacturer is allowed to present evidence…