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Products Within The Strict Liability Regime

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Before liability is incurred under the Consumer Protection Act 1987, a product containing a defect must cause damage. Section 1(2) of the Act provides a definition of ‘product’. It states that ... More


Introduction To Strict Product Liability

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The adoption of the strict liability scheme for defective products by the European Union Product Liability Directive, and its subsequent transposition through Pt 1 of the Consumer Protection Act ... More


Personal injury losses

Andrew Burrows

in Remedies for Torts, Breach of Contract, and Equitable Wrongs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198705932
eISBN:
9780191927294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705932.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Personal injury includes disease and physical illness as well as, for example, cuts, bruises, broken bones, loss of limbs or loss of the use of limbs, blindness, deafness, and brain damage. ... More


Persons Subject To Liability

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

There is ample room for debate as to the category of persons who should be required to assume responsibility for damage caused by a defective product. The most obvious is the producer or ... More


Introduction And Modern Historical Outline

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The expression ‘product liability’ is usually understood to refer to the civil liability of manufacturers and others where damage or loss is caused by products which fail to meet the standards ... More


Compensating advantages

Andrew Burrows

in Remedies for Torts, Breach of Contract, and Equitable Wrongs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198705932
eISBN:
9780191927294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705932.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The compensatory aims require the courts to assess not only the position the claimant would have been in if the breach of contract or tort had not been committed but also its actual position as a ... More


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