Reform of Product Liability in the EU: New Report Finds General Satisfaction
Meltzer, John, Defense Counsel Journal
The study, conducted by the law firm Lovellsfor the European Commission, consists of expert studies, survey of participants, and results
EUROPEAN Economic Community Directive 85/374 on product liability introduced into the European Union a common basis of liability on which persons in all member states could seek compensation for "defective" products.1 The directive has remained substantially unchanged since its adoption in 1985, but the possibility of reform has been on the European Commission's agenda for some time. In 2002, Lovells was appointed by the commission to carry out an extensive study into the functioning of the directive and other product liability laws operating …
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Publication information: Article title: Reform of Product Liability in the EU: New Report Finds General Satisfaction. Contributors: Meltzer, John - Author. Journal title: Defense Counsel Journal. Volume: 71. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2004. Page number: 42+. © 1999 International Association of Defense Counsels. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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