Leaving the Single Market The EU’s ‘Single Market’ allows the free movement of goods within the member States, providing they comply with the relevant EU Standards and Regulations. But, this system of ‘Free Trade’ within Europe is underpinned by the harmonization of standards and the mutual recognition of Approval Bodies. The familiar CE mark is… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Product Liability
After BREXIT your European distributors will become importers into the EU, and responsible for your products safety and compliance.
They claimed that using a Pinnacle MoM hip significant increased to risk of revision surgery within 10 years
Patients seeking compensations claimed that the Pinnacle MoM hip was legally defective, without finding fault…
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.
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
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 »
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
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.