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For over a century, the firm has represented clients in the trial of civil actions frequently involving cutting-edge issues of science, medicine, products liability, toxic torts and construction.

Over the past 17 years, the firm’s practice has expanded geographically as clients have retained its attorneys to try numerous multiple-plaintiff consolidated product liability cases in the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest and the State of Texas. Hassard Bonnington attorneys also serve as regional counsel in mass tort litigation.

Offering solid trial experience and a proven track record, the attorneys of Hassard Bonnington try high risk and high exposure cases. Their record of success is excellent. At the same time, it is the firm’s trial experience that permits it to realistically assess potential risk, and to prepare and try cases effectively and efficiently. The firm's hallmark is cost-effective representation.

Critical to our trial success is our expertise in the area of expert testimony. Civil litigation has, for better or worse, become a battleground for the parties’ experts. In cases handled by Hassard Bonnington, a trial lawyer’s success is oftentimes directly related to his or her ability to offer persuasive evidence through experts, coupled with skill in challenging and excluding the kind of pseudo-science that masquerades as admissible evidence in too many of today’s lawsuits. We have these skills. In particular, the firm’s attorneys have developed immense expertise in the development and presentation of medical and scientific expert witnesses in a host of subject matters, including epidemiology, oncology, infectious disease, managed care and the applicable standard of care for various professional disciplines.