Product liability

Product liability guidance:

Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Overview A defective product claim based on a breach of contract can be more straightforward than a claim brought in negligence. This is because the claimant will just...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

Practice Note

Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

Practice Note

Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

Practice Note

Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

Practice Note

BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

Practice Note

Click here to download the latest Product Liability 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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Click here to download the latest Product recall 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Click here to download the latest Product Recall 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Costs CPR 46.6(2) provides that generally group litigation costs are divided between the generic work which relates to the issues common to all of the group and the...

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What is a Group Litigation Order? Multiple claims can be managed by the court under a group litigation order (GLO). GLOs may be made, before or after the commencement of...

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Who may apply and when? It is worth noting that, subject to obtaining the appropriate consent (discussed below), the court has the power to order a GLO of its own...

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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of Henderson Chambers [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with Conor Dufficy of 7 Bedford Row Claim No: [Insert] In the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench Division Between [insert name] Claimants and...

Precedents

Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The duty of care The general principles of negligence apply, namely that the claimant has to establish that the defendant owed them a duty to take reasonable care to...

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