Product liability

Product liability guidance:

Guidance on care standards for cosmetic procedures is provided by the General Medical Council and came into effect on 1 June 2016. Doctors who carry out cosmetic...

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Overview The Consumer Rights Act 2015 is effective from 1 October 2015. This act sets out consumer rights and remedies for the sale of goods and supply of digital goods...

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Nature of rights under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 It is important for practitioners to understand the distinction between the rights conferred by the Consumer...

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This Practice Note sets out the different legal bases of consumer protection in respect of dangerous or defective products. It considers civil claims, including claims...

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This Practice Note summarises the law on defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (CPA 1987) and Council Directive 85/374/EEC (the Product Liability...

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The Consumer Protection Act 1987 is referred to as CPA 1987. Note: Limitation or exclusion of liability for defective products in any contract term, notice or other...

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General Product Safety Regulations 2005 The General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (GPSR 2005), SI 2005/1803 implements Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament...

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

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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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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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Breach of Contract - Sale of Goods Act 1979 Breach of Contract - Consumer Rights Act 2015TortConsumer Protection Act 1987 Who can bring a claim• Parties to the contract•...

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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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