Peter Hoefs focuses his practice on product liability litigation matters. He has the ability to distill the main issues of each case based on his experience deposing plaintiffs, fact witnesses and experts. Peter has litigated a wide range of litigation matters including, intellectual property, residential real estate, and self-insured corporations.
- Obtained a defense verdict where plaintiffs sought $95 Million in damages from alleged asbestos exposure. Peter was instrumental in the development of alternative environmental exposure via an asbestos-cement factory that was within 1 kilometer of the injured parties.
- Member of six (6) trial teams involving allegations of exposure to asbestos containing friction products.
- Developed alternative exposure theories, exploited witness credibility issues, and detailed medical histories to resolve hundreds of cases.
- Represented real estate broker and real estate agent clients in litigation involving the sellers’ failure to disclose a violent crime at a neighboring property to buyers.
- Represented real estate clients in a matter where the agent allegedly represented that the subject property had proper permits and local approval so that buyers could build a home
- Participated in the negotiations involving the misappropriation of trade secrets and interference with a contract related to a cloud application by a competitor.
- Represented client in a collection action against an insolvent self-insured corporation.