Tracy has defended major corporations and other businesses in complex product liability claims involving serious injuries, loss of life, multimillion-dollar property damage and business interruption losses. For many years, Tracy has represented the world’s largest manufacturer of home appliances in the defense of product liability claims in federal and state courts nationally and in Canada.
These matters involve defense of fire, explosion and water loss claims alleging defects in a variety of products, including dryers, washers, microwave ovens, refrigeration, ice makers and other compressor products, dishwashers and cleaning products. The claims and lawsuits have involved property damage, personal injury (burns, broken bones, lacerations, amputations and electric shock) and wrongful death. His product liability experience is diverse, including the resolution of claims prior to suit and resolution through trial and appeal.