Fire and Explosion Litigation

The Fire and Explosion Litigation practice group at Collins Einhorn Farrell PC has extensive experience in successfully defending product liability lawsuits. With more than three decades of experience in this area, our firm defends product manufacturers and suppliers, property owners, and other entities in claims and lawsuits involving complex property damage and personal injury related to fire and explosions.

As fire science and technology continue to expand and progress, the Fire and Explosion Litigation practice group reinforces its cutting-edge standing in this area of the law through certification in fire and explosion investigation; attendance at national training seminars; participation in live burn exercises; by maintaining an extensive library of codes, standards, guides, and reference materials pertaining to fire science litigation; and through leadership and participation in industry groups.

  • Our attorneys in this practice group are members of the DRI Fire and Explosion Committee, National Fire Protection Agency, and National Association of Fire Investigators.
  • Our practice group is lead by an attorney who is certified as a Fire and Explosion Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators and in Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) by OSHA, certifications held by only a handful of attorneys in the United States.
  • Attorneys in our practice group have authored and edited articles published in national journals pertaining to fire science litigation, including product testing, and origin and cause investigation.

If you have any questions regarding our Fire and Explosion Litigation practice group or any of our practice areas, we invite you to call us at (248) 355-4141.

Group Attorneys

Clayton F. Farrell
Shannon M. Kos

Christopher R. Schaedig
Other Practice Areas

Asbestos/Toxic Tort
Employment Practices Liability
General and Automotive Liability
Grievance Defense
Insurance Coverage
Medical Malpractice
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Trucking and Transportation Liability
Workers Compensation