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The Growth Of Environmental Product Liability Litigation Worldwide To Continue In 2019
An increasing body of litigation claiming damages for the effects of manufactured products.
Worldwide
20 Dec 2018
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Cannabis Legalization: Laws And Regulations
Adult-use cannabis will be legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. Provinces will regulate age, distribution, public use, private culture and others.
Canada
18 Oct 2018
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The Evolving Landscape Of Global Product Liability And Recall
Product liability is a fast-evolving landscape, driven by a range of factors from tightening regulation to mass product litigation.
UK
23 Sep 2018
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Mandatory Reporting For Product Related Incidents
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia, Thermomix in Australia Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay a fine of AUD 4,608,500 for impliedly making false ...
Australia
18 Sep 2018
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Glyphosate: Science On Trial
The world's most popular weed killer, Glyphosate, is being placed under the microscope by scientists, regulators and plaintiff lawyers.
UK
31 Aug 2018
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Product Liability - Travelers Insurance Company V XYZ
The claimants in a group litigation action alleged that the defendant had supplied defective breast implants to them. The defendant's product liability insurers advised that the policy did not cover...
UK
23 May 2018
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Product Liability - Internet Of Things
Connecting everyday physical objects to the Internet is changing the way we live and do business. But our legal regimes of civil liability, which were not developed with IoT in mind, have yet to be properly tested.
Canada
7 Feb 2018
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Manufacturers' Liability In The Face Of Globalization
Imagine the following scenario: a local distributor sells a commonly used product that shortly thereafter causes a major house fire.
Canada
22 Dec 2017
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Wilkes v DePuy (2016)
Wilkes v DePuy (2016) – QBD departs from previous authorities on "Defect" claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and confirms no requirement of absolute safety in all circumstances...
UK
22 May 2017
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Federal Court Precludes Expert Testimony In Product Liability Trial Against Aircraft Manufacturer
A district judge in the Northern District of Oklahoma precluded certain testimony from plaintiffs' expert witnesses because plaintiffs failed to timely disclose the opinions they sought to introduce at trial...
United States
13 Apr 2017
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Product Liability And Recall
Following the publication of an Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap in September 2016, a European Commission consultation seeks views on the application and performance of Directive 85/374...
Worldwide
31 Mar 2017
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Wilkes v Depuy (2016) – QBD Departs From Previous Authorities On "Defect" Claims Under The Consumer Protection Act 1987 And Confirms No Requirement Of Absolute Safety In All Circumstances
Mr Justice Hickinbottom's seminal decision in Wilkes v DePuy (2016) EWHC 3096 (QB) marks a substantial departure from Burton J's controversial approach to "defect" under section 3 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 in A v National Blood Authority (2001) 3 All E.R. 289.
UK
30 Mar 2017
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Court Holds That Federal Law Does Not Preempt State Product Liability Claims In Air Crash Case
Washington's Supreme Court has held that the Federal Aviation Authorization Act of 1994 does not preempt state law product liability claims.
United States
9 Feb 2017
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Product Liability & Consumer Protection Laws In The Middle East
One would not be surprised if a local lawyer in the Middle East region is unfamiliar with the term "class action" or understand what it means.
Worldwide
21 Oct 2016
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Washington State Supreme Court Grants Review Of Aviation Product Liability Preemption Decision
The Washington Supreme Court affirmed a trial court's dismissal of state strict product liability and negligence claims against a company that assembled and tested an aircraft component.
UK
4 Oct 2016
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Strict Liability Under The Consumer Protection Act
The matter of Halstead-Cleak v Eskom Holdings Limited and some observations for liability insurers.
UK
5 Aug 2016
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Admissions – Risky Business?
In the recent case of Wood v Days Health UK Ltd and others [2016] the High Court refused to allow the Defendant to withdraw its pre-action admission of liability in a personal injury Claim.
UK
3 Aug 2016
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Judge Construes A Notification Condition Precedent In A Policy
A worker was seriously injured whilst using a tool which had been hired from the claimant.
UK
25 Jan 2016
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Singapore Law On Automotive Emissions Standards And Automobile Product Liability
On 18 September this year, US regulators announced that Volkswagen ("VW") had installed a so-called "defeat device" in many VW diesel vehicles sold in America.
Singapore
9 Dec 2015
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Automotive Emissions Crisis - Regulatory
In Canada manufacturers which are implicated in the manipulation of test results face sanctions and/or penal charges from consumer protection boards, the Competition Bureau, and Environment Canada to name a few.
Worldwide
26 Oct 2015
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