Madeline Baio represents product manufacturers, retailers, trucking companies, national pharmacy chains, supermarkets, food production companies, and restaurants in product liability, premises liability, and employment-related matters.
She has tried cases to verdict in federal and state courts, and has represented clients in appeals as well as arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
Madeline has significant experience representing manufacturers in product liability litigation involving catastrophic injuries and death with claims based on design defect, manufacturing defect, improper warnings, crashworthiness, misrepresentation in advertising, and negligence.
She has also defended product manufacturers and suppliers in connection with significant fire loss claims and has represented food production companies in connection with product liability claims involving alleged adulterated, contaminated, and mislabeled food products.
Madeline has extensive experience defending against medical and pharmacy malpractice claims. Over the past 16 years, she has represented pharmacy and supermarket chains in pharmacy malpractice matters.
In addition, she has defended a pharmacy chain in multidistrict litigation alleging failure to warn and other drug-related claims, as well as in premises liability and false arrest claims. She represents generic pharmaceutical companies as both litigation counsel and local counsel in connection with Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation and has successfully defended trademark infringement claims on behalf of national and international distributors.
Her employment experience includes defending and counseling clients from a broad range of industries, including Fortune 100 companies, with regard to matters such as discrimination in hiring, firing, and promotion; wages; benefits; civil rights claims; workplace investigations of discrimination and harassment claims; and drafting of employee manuals, employment agreements, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and employment policies and procedures.
In addition, she defends international and domestic insurers against general liability claims, bad faith claims, and coverage disputes.
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