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Jurisdiction and applicable law in product liability cases an overview

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

In an increasingly global market, cross-border and jurisdictional issues arise in product liability cases on a frequent basis. Two recent decisions

Hufford v Samsung Electronics (2014)

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 6 2014

In 2007 the Claimant purchased a Samsung fridge freezer (the "Appliance"). On 1 January 2010 the Claimant arrived back to his house and discovered

Alcohol, entertainment and food review UK licensing without hiccups

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

Personal licence renewals will they or won’t they? Amendment of mandatory conditions DPS responsible for application of age verification

Limitation for negligence claims: Interface Europe Limited v Premier Hank Dyers Limited and Airedale 2014 EWHC 2610 (QB)

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2014

The claimant, Interface, was a manufacturersupplier of carpet tiles. Interface's client, a Swiss bank, wanted carpet of a particular shade of grey

Clinicians held liable for statements in manufacturers' brochures

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 11 2014

A recent Court of Appeal case serves as a useful reminder to suppliers of the risks involved if they pass on product information provided by a third

Hip implant manufacturers back in the spotlight as first DePuy Pinnacle trial begins

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 8 2014

Following Johnson & Johnson's 2013 announcement of a $2.5 billion settlement to resolve claims for its DePuy ASR hip implant, the company is back

Plaintiffs’ causation case in the Zoloft MDL: is anything left after a second Daubert opinion?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

The week after Weeks II, we are not in position to tout our prognosticating on that decision. We had certainly hoped that a rehearing would have

Conflict of laws in product liability cases and the territorial application of the Consumer Protection Act 1987

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

The English High Court handed down judgment in a case concerning the applicable law in relation to product liability claims and the territorial scope

Cosmetic clinicians' denial of liability for misleading statements in product manufacturer's promotional material raises a few eyebrows in the court of appeal

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

In Webster v Liddington (2014), the Court of Appeal unanimously upheld a decision of the lower court that a group of cosmetic clinicians were liable

English High Court dismisses judicial review of MHRA's decision to not treat glucosamine-containing food supplements as medicines

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 23 2014

In a Judgment handed down on 22 May 2014, the English High Court refused an application for judicial review of the UK's Medicine and Healthcare