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Sale of substandard safety helmets lands Jewson with a fine

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2014

Jewson were prosecuted after it was found to be selling helmets which failed impact tests at its Northampton store. Northamptonshire County Council

Financial pitfalls associated with interim injunctions

  • Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2014

In AstraZeneca v KRKA Justice Sales of the UK High Court considered the merits of arguments put forward when trying to recover damages following a

Timeo danaos et dona ferentes...?

  • Dehns
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 5 2014

Not yet! The UK Court of Appeal has recently held that if yoghurt described in the UK as Greek has not been made in Greece, then it has been

Case law update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2014

The English Courts have heard a number of interesting product liability related cases during the course of this year. In this article we report on

Requirements for parties to provide insurance details in court proceedings

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 28 2013

The recent case of XYZ v Various 2013 EWHC 3643 considered under what circumstances the court can order a party to provide the details of their

Selling past use-by date deemed too late for UK meat processor

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • November 20 2013

The UK Supreme Court has delivered judgment in a prosecution of a company for selling food after its use-by date had passed. In June 2011, Torfaen

Rejecting a proposal to modify a defective product is not a failure to mitigate

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2013

In Manton Hire and Sales Limited v Ash Manor Cheese Company Limited the Court of Appeal held that an innocent party may reject a breaching party's

Time to end LASPO mesothelioma exemption

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 11 2013

The Ministry of Justice's (MoJ) consultation on reforming mesothelioma claims in England and Wales closed on 2 October 2013 - the latest consultation

Rope supplier prosecuted after defective device led to the paralysis of an outdoor activities instructor

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2013

Joshua Senior fell nine metres to the ground whilst testing rope which was attached to a parafan, which is intended to simulate a parachute landing

The court's discretion to exclude the limitation defence: two recent cases Nicholas v Ministry of Defence 2013 EWHC 2351 (QB) and Collins v Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills 2013 EWHC 1117 (QB)

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2013

Under the UK Limitation Act 1980 ("the Act"), personal injury claims for damages based on negligence are subject to a limitation of three years from