Product Liability Litigation: Adequacy of particulars & continued use of defective product

04-10-2016

Author: Isabel Foley, Joanelle O’Cleirigh and Orla Clayton



Manufacturers of products will be interested in two recent court decisions, one from the Irish High Court and one from the English Court of Appeal. In the Irish case, the High Court considered the adequacy of particulars in product liability litigation. In the English case, the Court of Appeal allowed a manufacturer to escape liability for a defective product as the plaintiff continued to use the product even though it knew that it was defective.

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