- Strict liability for defective products (Wilson (as administratrix of the estate of the late John Wilson) and others v Beko plc)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What is the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Commercial analysis: This article provides an analysis of the decision in Wilson (as administratrix of the estate of the late John Wilson) and others v Beko plc  EWHC 3362 (QB) which considered whether strict liability claims could be brought under section 41(1) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) in the context of the Directive of the Council of the European Communities, dated 25 July 1985 (No 85/374/EEC), on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products(‘the Products Directive’). Written by specialist business and property barrister Neil Fawcett of 3 Paper Buildings.
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