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Brain Damage from a Cleaning Product: Pedro Lassera v. Magnaflux Corporation

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This product liability case brought against a company that produced a ship cleaning product centered on the warning label for the cleaning product, which had caused a worker's brain damage. ... More


The Creation and Maintenance of the EEC Directive on Liability for Defective Products and the Process of its Implementation in the UK and France

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter looks in turn at the background to the Product Liability Directive and the key decisions of the European Court of Justice in 2002, which declared that its purpose was to effect ‘complete ... More


A Closer Look at the Product Liability Directive

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the Product Liability Directive’s provisions in more detail, looking at how they have been implemented and interpreted by French and English lawyers. In the case of French law, ... More


The Patterns of Liability

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter attempts to explain how implementation of the Product Liability Directive has affected the patterns of liability within French and English law. It does so under three main headings ... More


Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Simon Whittaker

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The EU has been active in attempting to harmonize the laws of product liability and sale of goods to consumers, with the aim of promoting fair competition, developing the internal market, and ... More


Does Product Liability Law Make Us Safer?

W. Kip Viscusi

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that product liability law does not result in safer products. Because new products pose novel risks, the court's task of assessing innovative products entails more problematic ... More


General Conclusion

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter offers more general conclusions to the work as a whole in terms of the relationships between the broad bodies of law under consideration and any lessons to be drawn for the harmonisation ... More


Law of Torts

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese tort law. Topics covered include the development of tort law, general rules of tort law, scope of losses, special provisions on tort liability, joint liability, ... More


Strict Liability

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, DANIEL VISSER, and KENNETH REID

in Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271009
eISBN:
9780191699481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271009.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers forms of liability, which are not labelled ‘strict’, but which can be regarded as ‘stricter than normal’ — instances in which a presumption operates in favour of the pursuer ... More


General Introduction

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to investigate how the law implementing two EC directives–the Product Liability Directive of 1985 and the Consumer ... More


Public Services, Service Public and Liability for Products

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores further the involvement of public elements in French law’s approach to liability for products. It starts by explaining how French law distinguishes between different categories ... More


Product liability

Jules L. Coleman

in Risks and Wrongs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253616
eISBN:
9780191719776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253616.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

This chapter departs from the structure of the preceding chapters. Instead of trying to unpack product liability law in search of its underlying commitments, it seeks to provide a strategy of reform ... More


New Health Technologies and Their Impact on EU Product Liability Regulations

Monica Navarro‐Michel

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the impact of new health technologies on EU product liability law, with particular reference to risks, markets, and rights. It reveals a lack of uniformity at the Member State ... More


Droit Administratif and Liability for Products

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explains how administrative law may govern liability for products. It starts by looking briefly at how liability for fault may govern liability for products and explain why the ... More


Products Liability

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the decisions of American courts in resolving product liability conflicts over the last 25 years. It classifies cases into fact-law patterns depending on the parties’ contacts ... More


French Law: Formal Bases of Liability and Practical ‘Irresponsibility’

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses the question of liability in the administration for failures in the organisation or control of product safety. Firstly, it is concerned with the possession by public bodies of ... More


English Law: Recurrent Themes and Endemic Casuistry

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter is concerned with liability in the administration for failures to regulate or control product safety in English law. Firstly, it explains how the sources of power in English ... More


Droit Privé: The Law of Sale

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Even before implementation of the Consumer Guarantees Directive, French law possessed six distinct conceptual bases for finding a seller liable to his buyer in respect of failures of safety, quality, ... More


Introduction to Private and Public Liability in English Law

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

At a formal level, the English law of liability is at once more unified and more fragmented than its French counterpart. It is more unified because English law does not traditionally distinguish an ... More


A System with Few Claims: Products Liability

J. Mark Ramseyer

in Second-Best Justice: The Virtues of Japanese Private Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226281995
eISBN:
9780226282046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282046.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Americans file 30,000 product liability suits a year; Japanese file perhaps 100-300. The difference does not lie in legal doctrine: on the substantive law of products liability, the US and Japan are ... More


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