1. Overview

    Bouhan Falligant defends the interests of product manufacturers, distributors and sellers, both insured and self-insured. Our experience includes defending products ranging from consumer goods and medical devices to construction equipment and heavy truck trailers. We are national counsel on products liability matters for the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association. We counsel clients on regulatory compliance, recalls, and warnings issues. We investigate major accidents, and we respond to claims of product defect, whether through claims negotiation or mediation, or through discovery and trial. In local and statewide jurisdictions, our lawyers have successfully defended claims against manufacturers of child strollers, portable generators, hospital and dental equipment, cranes and aerial lifts. Nationally, we are known for our defense of manufacturers of truck trailers and truck equipment. We have also served as local counsel in major products liability lawsuits filed in Georgia and in multidistrict litigation managed under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

     

    a rich & Established
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    More Than 130 Years of Experience

  2. News & Publications

    Bouhan Falligant Honored with Four First-Tier Rankings in 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ®

    Bouhan Falligant was recently recognized by the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ® with prestigious first-tier rankings in five practice areas: Admiralty & Maritime Law; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; and Real Estate Law. The final rankings are published […]

    Transportation Officials Withdraw Proposal to Regulate Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Give Doctors Discretion

    By Dennis Keene, Bouhan Falligant, LLP Special to Business in Savannah Transportation officials with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently decided not to set specific criteria to test drivers and conductors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), an increasingly common respiratory disorder that has been blamed for several […]

    Bouhan Falligant Partner Sonny Seiler Recognized by Judicial Council of Georgia

    Bouhan Falligant announced that Frank “Sonny” Seiler was recently recognized with a resolution of commendation by the Judicial Council of Georgia. Seiler was recognized by the Council for practicing law in Savannah for nearly 60 years; serving his profession with distinction as president of the State Bar of Georgia and as a member of its […]

    Motor Carriers, Commercial Drivers to Potentially Face New Rules Relating to Fatigue & Sleep Disorder

    By Dennis Keene, Bouhan Falligant Special to Business in Savannah According to the National Survey of Long-Haul Truck Driver Health and Injury conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), more than half of commercial truck drivers smoke, 70 percent are considered obese and nearly one-third suffer from sleep apnea. Someone who has sleep apnea […]

    Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 2017

    Bouhan Falligant is pleased to announce nine of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America. The designation honors those who have been selected by their peers for outstanding achievements in their respective practice areas. “Being recognized by Best Lawyers in America is an honor not only for our […]

    Know the Limits of Liability Insurance

    By Glen M. Darbyshire Special to Business in Savannah Trucks are essential to America’s freight transportation, moving the vast majority of goods and produce from factory and farm to warehouses, to retailers, and to offices and homes. Our national economy depends on trucks to deliver 10 billion tons of freight every year, which is 70 […]

    Bouhan Falligant Partner One of Nation’s Top One Percent

    Savannah Business Journal  Bouhan Falligant announced that Frank “Sonny” Seiler was recently recognized as a member of the “Top One Percent” of the attorneys in the nation by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Attorneys awarded membership in the “Top One Percent” are […]

    KEENE: Trucking – Driving the logistics industry in Georgia

    Business in Savannah KeeneA couple of weeks ago, the seventh annual Georgia Logistics Summit was held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. What originally drew 200 participants in 2008 had a record-breaking year with more than 2,000 attendees, proof that logistics is a booming business that drives the Georgia economy. In his remarks […]

    Bouhan Falligant Lawyers Recognized

    Newsmakers – Savannah Morning News Nine attorneys at Bouhan Falligant, LLP have been recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and 2015 Georgia Rising Stars. Super Lawyers recognizes prominent attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The Rising Stars lawyer selection recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state, those who are 40 or younger, […]

    BOUHAN FALLIGANT LAWYERS RECOGNIZED AS 2015 SUPER LAWYERS AND 2015 RISING STARS

    Contact: Brigitte VanBaelen T: 912-665-1048 E: bvanbaelen@gmail.com Nine attorneys at Bouhan Falligant LLP have been recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and 2015 Georgia Rising Stars. Super Lawyers recognizes prominent attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The Rising Stars lawyer selection recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are […]

    Savannah Firms Will Merge to Create Bouhan + Falligant

    Two established Savannah firms have announced they’ll merge. Bouhan, Williams & Levy, whose roots go back to 1886, is combining with Inglesby, Falligant, Horne, Courington & Chisholm, effective Jan. 1, 2013. The combined firm, to be called Bouhan + Falligant, will be headquartered in the Armstrong House at 447 Bull Street, where Bouhan Williams is […]

    Four Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America

    Frank W. “Sonny” Seiler, Walter C. Hartridge, Edwin D. Robb, Jr. and Carlton E. Joyce among those selected for 2014 Best Lawyers in America. Bouhan Falligant is proud to announce that four of its attorneys have been named to the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Frank W. “Sonny” Seiler, Walter C. Hartridge, […]

    Savannah Attorney Dennis B. Keene Joins Bouhan Falligant Law Firm

    Bouhan Falligant LLP, a full-service Georgia law firm, is pleased to announce that Dennis B. Keene has joined its group of experienced attorneys in Savannah. Dennis Keene’s broad experience representing international corporations and individuals in tort-based litigation will deepen the Firm’s Commercial Litigation, Products Liability, and Transportation & Logistics practice areas, and allow additional focus […]

    Newsmakers: Dennis B. Keene

    by Business in Savannah DENNIS B. KEENE New job title: Attorney and counsel Company: Bouhan Falligant LLP Duties: He will deepen the firm’s commercial litigation, personal injury, products liability and transportation and logistics practice areas and allow additional focus on mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Related experience: Keene has been practicing law in Savannah for […]

    Bouhan Falligant LLP honored by inclusion in 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

      Bouhan Falligant out of Savannah, GA is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” The Firm received this prestigious ranking in eleven practice areas, including admiralty & maritime law, commercial litigation, product liability litigation, transportation law, medical malpractice law, professional malpractice law and […]

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