Clark Hill PLC issued the following announcement on Aug. 13.
Member Gerald Schneeweis’s article “On the Banks of the Stream of Commerce: Why There Should Be No Individual ‘Product’ Liability of Corporate Officers, Directors and Employees” was published in the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Drug and Medical Device Committee’s Newsletter Rx for the Defense. In this article, Schneeweis describes the trend of plaintiffs to bring “product” liability claims against not only the company as an enterprise but also against corporate individuals and defends why some individuals should not be subject to individual “product” liability.
Schneeweis is a Member in Clark Hill’s Litigation practice group. He has represented pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, research entities and individual officers, directors and employees in product liability litigation asserting claims of design and manufacturing defect, failure to warn and off-label promotion. Schneeweis is a member of the DRI Drug & Medical Device Committee, the San Diego chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Bar Association.
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