Posts By: Phil Stunell

Are you ready for BREXIT?

Sunrise at Ansty

After BREXIT your European distributors will become importers into the EU, and responsible for your products safety and compliance.

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ROUNDUP $13 Bn Settlement

Roundup - glyphosphate base herbicide

The settlement may mitigate the damage to Bayer reputation caused by prolonged legal arguments – and hopefully get compensation to those who have suffered before they die.

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Pinnacle MoM Hips (Part 4)

Hip Replacement - used with the permission from www.mayoclinic.org

Depuy argued that consumers are not entitled to expect a level of safety that can not be achieved with any known technology – and since over

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Pinnacle MoM Hips (Part 2)

Hip Replacement - used with the permission from www.mayoclinic.org

The Patient’s Experience When delivering product liability training we use case studies help develop people’s understanding of the law, showing how it applies in the real world of product design, manufacturing and marketing. My last post discussed the design and development of Depuy’s range of artificial hips, including the Pinnacle metal on metal (MoM) hip…. Read more »

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Pinnacle MoM Hips (Part 1)

Hip Replacement - used with the permission from www.mayoclinic.org

Without alleging that Depuy had been negligent, they claimed the product was legally defective. So the Judge was asked to interpret and apply Part 1 of the Consumer Protection Act and the EU Product Liability Directive to this case, focusing on the question common to all the claims

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Judicial Precedents – Examples From the Past

Written Judgement of The Court

dicial Precedents are examples from the past, that show how Judges have previously interpreted and applied the law in similar circumstances. So, to ensure that the law is applied in a consistent and predictable way, judges are required to consider relevant examples – or precedents – when forming their own Judgements.

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