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Clark Hill Product Liability Defense Attorney Barry B. Sutton Presented To Treestand Manufacturers Association April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Birmingham, MI – On April 16, 2014, Clark Hill Product Liability Defense attorney Barry B. Sutton presented to the Treestand Manufacturers Association outlining upcoming changes in the industry standards and the method of standard promulgation in the industry.  This presentation outlined the different guidelines facing treestand and hunting manufacturers producing product in the hunting industry, as well as upcoming changes to the ASTM treestand subcommittee. Clark Hill’s Product Liability Defense Team, consisting of Barry Sutton, Mel Karfis, Stephanie Anderson and Bishop Bartoni frequently present to the hunting industry on numerous topics, and routinely consult in this industry on risk management, avoidance and defense. 

Sutton is a Member in the Birmingham office of Clark Hill, practicing in the firm’s Litigation group. He specializes in product liability, and serves as national trial counsel for over a dozen companies throughout the United States. In this capacity, Sutton regularly handles cases in all jurisdictions throughout the country, helping to provide a consistent defense to those companies faced with product liability suits. He has spent over two decades defending clients nationally against coordinated product liability suits, and has been repeatedly successful in obtaining both appellate and trial judgments on behalf of those clients.

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