Annotated translation of PL Law Case No. 10 ('McDonald's Orange Juice')
Judgment delivered on 30 June 1999 (and original delivered on that date) [Registrar's Note]. Date of Completion of Oral Proceedings: 12 May 1999
1Claim for Damages, No. 1998 (wa) 2443Judgment [of the Nagoya District Court]2
Horakai 2-320, Midori-ku, Nagoya City Plaintiff: Kazuko Katsurakawa
Counsel for Plaintiff: Masaaki Hirazuka Shinjuki 6-5-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo City Defendant: Nihon McDonald Kabushiki Kaisha
Representative Director of Defendant: Den Fujita Counsel for Defendant: Terumichi Saeki, Yukimasa Machida
|• The Defendant shall pay to the Plaintiff 100,000 Yen, plus 5 per cent interest on that sum from 13 February 1998 until day of payment.
|• The rest of the Plaintiff's claims are dismissed. |
|• The Defendant shall bear one-fourth of litigation costs, and the Plaintiff the remainder. |
Facts and reasons
The Defendant claims from the Plaintiff 400,000 Yen, plus 5 per cent interest on that sum from 13 February 1998 until date of payment.
1 Summary of the case
|1.1 This case involves: (i) a claim against the Defendant in product liability, defective performance (breach of a duty of safety in a contract of sale), and |