Kenneth Halpern & Associates
Product Liability

Kenneth Halpern & Associates is recognized for aggressively and innovatively defending high-stakes products liability lawsuits.  Our lawyers have successfully represented manufacturers, distributors and retailers against claims based on negligence, strict product liability and breach of warranty. We are skilled at developing the factual and legal defenses and explaining to jurors the complex scientific and technical issues that often arise in product liability cases.

Representative Products and Substances

Kenneth Halpern & Associates has successfully resolved cases involving a multitude of products and toxic tort substances:

  • Chemicals and chemical by-products, including asbestos, benzene, cement kiln dust, coal tar, creosote, cyanide, dioxin, e coli, gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, heavy metals (chromium, selenium, etc.), herbicides, hydrocarbons, kerosene, lead paint, manganese, methyl parathion, mold, natural gas, nickel chloride, particulate matter, pesticides, petroleum products, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), salmonella, thorium, trichloroethylene (TCE), uranium/thorium nuclear waste, urea formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
  • Consumer goods, including automobile, auto parts, appliances, bicycles, child safety seats, dietary supplements, electronics, food, firearms, fitness equipment and helmets, glass, recreational products, swimming pools, tires, and window latches.
  • Hard metals and industrial machinery, including circular saws, cutting saws, fine grinding machines, hand tools, power presses, power tools, and welding rods.
  • Pharmaceutical, medical device, and other health care products including blood, HIV in blood supply, breast implants, dietary supplements, diet drugs, ethylene oxide in hospital sterilization equipment, latex, and pedicle screws.
  • Vehicles and equipment, including aircraft and helicopter components, agricultural, buses, electrical switches, elevators and escalators, forklifts, tractors, large-transport trucks, and portable automatic lifts.

If you would like more information about the Firm's product liability practice, please call: (617) 244-2100 or email: 

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Working for victims of medical malpractice, birth injury, and wrongful death throughout Massachusetts.

Kenneth Halpern & Associates serves clients in Massachusetts towns including:
Acton, Amesbury, Amherst, Andover, Arlington, Ashburnham, Ashfield, Ashland, Athol, Attleborough, Barnstable, Barre, Bedford, Belmont, Berkley, Berlin, Bolton, Boston, Boxborough, Boxford, Boylston, Bradford, Braintree, Burlington, Buzzards Bay, Cambridge, Carlisle, Charlemont, Charlestown, Charlton, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Clinton, Concord, Danvers, Dedham, Deerfield, Dudley, Duxbury, East Longmeadow, Essex, Fall River, Fitchburg, Foxboro, Framingham, Franklin, Freetown, Gardner, Gill, Gloucester, Granby, Groveland, Hadley, Hamilton, Hanover, Haverhill, Holbrook, Holliston, Holyoke, Hopkinton, Hubbardston, Hudson, Ipswich, Kingston, Lakeville, Lancaster, Lawrence, Leominster, Lexington Lincoln, Lowell, Ludlow, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Marblehead, Marlborough, Marshfield, Maynard, Melrose, Methuen, Methuen, Middleborough, Middlefield, Milford, Milton, Monterey, Nantucket, Natick, Needham, New Bedford, Newbury, Newburyport, Newton, North Attleborough, North Brookfield, Northampton, Northborough, Paxton, Peabody, Pepperell, Pittsfield, Plymouth Provincetown, Quincy, Reading, Richmond, Rockport, Rowe, Rowley, Salem, Saugus, Sherborn, Southbridge, Spencer, Sterling, Stoughton, Stow, Sturbridge, Sudbury, Templeton, Topsfield, Townsend, Truro, Upton, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, West Boylston, West Newbury Westborough, Westford, Weston, Westport, Williamstown, Wilmington, Winchendon, Winchester, Woburn, Worcester, Yarmouth.

Kenneth Halpern & Associates practices in the following areas of law:
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Automobile, Trucking, Motorcycle Accidents, Construction Accidents, Slip and Fall, Head and Spinal Injuries, Nursing Home Abuse, Dog Bites, Products Liability, Family Law, Divorce, Child Support, Child Custody, Visitation Rights, Commercial Litigation, Contract Disputes, Business Law, Professional Liability.

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