Counsel to the Firm
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo PC
Wendell Y. Tong is Counsel to the Firm with Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo PC, one of New York’s oldest plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms. Her practice areas are toxic torts, products liability, and mass torts. Her clients are working people who have been injured by consumer products that, due to design defects or failure to warn, should never have been sold. She has litigated cases against manufacturers of pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, unreasonably flammable products, and industrial equipment. As part of the plaintiffs’ co-liaison counsel team in the World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation, Wendell has represented 9/11 rescue and recovery workers who had not been provided with respiratory protection equipment and subsequently became afflicted with severe injuries. Wendell graduated from the UCLA School of Law in 2000 after earning a B.A. from Brown University and M.A. from Columbia University, both in comparative literature (English, Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish).
In re World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation, 503 F.3d 167 (2nd Cir. 2007), 521 F.3d 169 (2nd Cir. 2008), 754 F.3d 114 (2nd Cir. 2014).
Litigation Concerning Dietary Supplements, American Jurisprudence Trials, 128 AMJUR TRIALS 111.
The Law of Product Warranties – Warranties under the U.C.C., § 9:5. “The buyer’s duty to give notice of breach – Affirmative pleading by the buyer.” PRODWARR § 9:5.
98 Pajamas, American Law of Products Liability 3d Product Citator, ALPL PC § 98 Personal Products.
State Unfair Trade Practices Law (C.C.H.) 2012 WL 4973746, 2012 WL 9504624.
Settlement In Suit Against Maker Of Pajamas That Caught On Fire, Verdicts, Settlements & Tactics, 33 No. 6, Verdicts, Settlements & Tactics art. 54 William Jordan (June 2013).
Hammer v. Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2012 WL 1018842 (D.N.J. 2012), 2013 WL 5470007 (D.N.J. 2013).
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Long v. Allen AME Transp. Corp., 43 A.D.3d 1114 (2nd Dept. 2007).