Rebecca A. Young Of Counsel

     

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Rebecca A. Young represents service providers and product manufacturers in various legal matters, including products liability and toxic exposure claims, mass actions arising from environmental claims, claims involving industrial components and devices, construction defect/design claims, premises liability, breach of contract and fraud claims, and employment law and workers’ compensation matters. 

Rebecca has first-chair experience trying cases in state and federal court, taking and defending hundreds of depositions, and preparing and arguing dispositive motions. She also has resolved cases at the summary judgment stage for several clients and is experienced in preparing appeals and briefs in both state and federal court.

Representative Matters

Obtained summary judgment for a manufacturer of a chemical detection system in a multi-party toxic exposure action involving allegations of personal injuries related to overexposure.

Obtained summary judgment for a national residential and business security system and services provider in a complex fraud and unjust enrichment action.

Obtained summary judgment for a manufacturer and distributor of welding products in a mass action involving toxic exposure allegations from hundreds of plaintiffs claiming increased risk of cancer and physical injuries from inhalation of hexavalent chromium.

Obtained summary judgment for a manufacturer of material-handling equipment in a mass action involving allegations by hundreds of plaintiffs for property damage and personal injuries resulting from pollution produced by a Portland cement plant in a rural Alabama county.

Summary judgment obtained on claims involving a manufacturer of trucking equipment alleged to have malfunctioned resulting in significant crush injuries.

Obtained summary judgment for a trucking and roadway construction company alleged to have wantonly caused permanent injuries to driver who lost control of vehicle due to dangerous roadway conditions allegedly caused by the defendant company.

Dismissal of co-employee suit filed alleging injuries related to fall from tractor trailer loading dock.