Defective Products And Medical Equipment

Auto and other manufacturers, distributors and retailers have a legal obligation to make sure users of the products they produce, sell, install or service are free from defects that can result in an injury to the user. This includes defects in cars or other vehicles, pharmaceutical products and medical devices, consumer and industrial products, and toys and children's products.

For nearly four decades, we have been holding these companies accountable, by being strong advocates and fierce litigators for our clients hurt because of defective products. We are the product injury law firm of The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro Inc ., one of the nation's premier litigation firms, with offices in the Inland Empire.

Our firm's record of success in product liability cases includes:

  • $4.9 billion verdict for defective vehicle design
  • $128 million verdict for defective vehicle design (Ford Pinto case)
  • $30 million award for a defective ski lift
  • $15 million award for injuries resulting from seat belt failure
  • More than $1.1 billion in combined dangerous drugs and medical products awards

Our Reputation And Success Is Due To Attorneys Like William D. Shapiro

The fine reputation and the record of success our law firm enjoy are due to our experienced attorneys like partner William D. Shapiro. For nearly four decades, this San Bernardino defective product lawyer has been serving our clients who have been seriously injured by defective products and defective medical equipment.

Mr. Shapiro's personal record of successful settlements and jury awards includes product liability lawsuits involving defective:

  • Automobiles and trucks
  • Component parts of vehicles
  • Household products
  • Dangerous industrial machinery and power tools
  • Consumer products


Product liability cases are complex and often involve multiple defendants. Many can require years to settle or come to trial. To be successful means preparing evidence against teams of experienced corporate defense counsel. The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro. offers the financial and professional capacity to handle complex technical cases. If you have a client you feel could benefit from our experience, call us to discuss a working relationship.

Free Consultation · Contingency Fees

Our firm, The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro., accepts the costs of investigating and preparing all personal injury litigation cases. Clients pay a pre-agreed percentage of the amount of monetary compensation recovered in a settlement or jury award.

Call our office in San Bernardino at 909-890-1000 or send us an email to arrange for a free consultation.