Scott Brooksby has been honored every year for his product liability defense practice since the Oregon Super Lawyers award’s inception in 2008. He was honored again for the 12th year in a row in 2020.
No more than 5% of the lawyers in Oregon are selected for this honor each year.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using peer nominations and evaluations, combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on the following indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement:
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- Position within the law firm
- Bar and/or professional activity
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- Education/employment background
Congratulations and well deserved, Scott!
Congratulations to Scott Brooksby! Scott Brooksby has once again been included on the list of Super Lawyers for 2014. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Scott has been on the list every year since 2008, and no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are included.
Scott Brooksby has extensive experience with product liability law through decades of representing national and international manufacturers, sellers, distributors, and suppliers. Scott can effectively settle and try product liability cases and he knows how to minimize risk and avoid future claims.
Scott is particularly skilled at working with a wide variety of product liability experts regarding complicated factual and medical issues. He is familiar with federal and state product liability law and regulations, and he works with his clients to determine the best defense strategy when faced with a product liability lawsuit or potential lawsuit.
Three types of product defects are recognized in Oregon: design defects, manufacturing defects, and failure to warn. Scott has defended companies against all three types of product defect claims and has successfully challenged product liability cases pleaded under both negligence and strict liability theories.
Scott has tried numerous personal injury and product liability cases in Oregon state and federal courts.
In cases that do not necessitate a trial, Scott is a skilled negotiator who has resolved hundreds of cases through arbitration and mediation. He has successfully argued many motions that resulted in the dismissal of claims, or outright dismissal of his client. He also has experience counseling product liability clients regarding the avoidance of litigation, handling product recalls, product modifications, and unwanted governmental intervention.