Government/Military Contractor Defense

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Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP  has valuable experience representing government and military contractors in products liability and other tort litigation across the country.   Indeed, we are familiar with the unique aspects of representing manufacturers in cases where a product designed or built to the specification of the government or armed forces is alleged to have resulted in a person's death or injury.  In addition to our extensive experience defending the design and manufacturing processes, the firm also maintains a plethora of knowledge and experience asserting legal defenses to products liability claims asserted against government and military contractors.   The firm's breadth of experience includes litigation of the government contractor defense, the trade secrets doctrine, the political question doctrine and other federal defenses, ultimately resulting in favorable dispositions or settlements for aircraft component manufacturers. 


  • F22A Raptor Wrongful Litigation

    Represented manufacturer of on-board oxygen generating system installed on U.S. Air Force F-22A "Raptor" which crashed during routine training mission near Achorage, Alaska. 

  • Personal Injury Case Involving F/A-18 Pilot Hypoxic Event

    Represented manufacturer of on-board oxygen generating system installed on U.S. Navy F/A-18 aircraft, in litigation brought by a Navy Pilot who claimed to have suffered hypoxic during a training flight.

  • Crash of Idaho National Guard A-10 Crash

    Represented avionics and other component maufacturer in connection with a wrongful death claim arising out of the crash of a Fairchild Republic A-10 operated by the Idaho National Guard.

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