Watch It: Large Product Liability Verdicts Potentially on the Rise

Call it a comeback—an assessment of product liability cases in 2014 reveals that large product liability verdicts are on the rise again.  Industry analysts ponder whether jurors are increasingly suspicious of businesses and more receptive to stories of corporate wrong-doing.  Although many large awards are reduced or reversed on appeal, trial strategy in the defense of large product liability lawsuits inevitably must adapt to changing juror perceptions in order to most efficiently prevail. [2/25/15]