Adam practices in product liability and toxic tort for the firm’s manufacturing and technology clients, representing national and regional companies in complex consolidated and class action cases. As a trial attorney in complex mass tort product liability litigation, his significant case management experience includes:
Adam has appeared in mass toxic tort and product liability cases in state and federal courts in numerous jurisdictions, including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia.
He has been extensively involved in complex mass tort and class action product liability litigation involving consumer and commercial products containing benzene, solvents, iodine uptake inhibiting compounds, dioxins, PCBs, caustics, tobacco products, creosotes and environmental contaminants such as mercury and perchlorate. He has defended manufacturers, suppliers and industrial users of these products against claims involving cancers, thyroid and endocrine-related disorders, neurological complaints, neurodevelopmental deficiencies, pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, fear of future diseases and medical monitoring. Adam also focuses on the legal and scientific responses to claims for medical monitoring and future medical surveillance.
Adam has played an integral part in the development of his clients' medical and scientific defenses and trial strategies relating to these issues, including the identification and development of medical and scientific expert witnesses and the effective cross examination of opposing experts. In these pursuits, Adam has effectively applied principles of toxicology, pharmacology, epidemiology, risk assessment, physiology-based pharmacokinetic modeling and biostatistics.