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Product Liability




Page Leader: Kenneth Ross

Kenneth Ross is Of Counsel to Bowman and Brooke LLP, a national law firm based in Minneapolis. He practices in the areas of product safety and product liability prevention, preventive law, general corporate counseling, corporate and regulatory compliance, business ethics, ADR and litigation. He advises U.S. and foreign manufacturers, product sellers, insurance brokers and insurance companies on ways to minimize the risk of all kinds of liability, especially product liability and contractual liability.

Mr. Ross' entire 28-year career has been devoted primarily to corporate counseling in product liability, preventive law, and related areas. Previously, he was Assistant General Counsel for Emerson Electric Co., where he was in charge of product liability and environmental matters, and counsel at Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh.

 

  



Page Leader: David Rowley

Since beginning practice in 1975, Dave has focused on delivering common sense legal solutions in plain English. He has built a law firm, counseled start-ups, and served as General Counsel to Bell Helmets (motorcycle, bicycle and automobile racing safety equipment), Diving Unlimited International, Inc. (SCUBA diving life support equipment) and JT USA (paintball safety equipment).

Dave started out as a trial lawyer, but found that the most effective way to manage litigation is to manage to avoid it. So he studied with the Father of Preventive Law, and learned the discipline of practical risk management. He is an authority on preventive law, product liability risk management, litigation risk management and corporate compliance.

Dave served as the chairman of the board of Trustees of the National Center for Preventive Law from 1995 until 2000.

 

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Click on the following for further reading or discussion:

     My Life as a Preventive Lawyer

      The Matter with Lawyers 

 

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