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June/July 2008 (vol. 05/1)

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Expert Witness: Product liability

The role of negligence and strict liability in product liability law

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Diana Kloss explains the development of product liability law and how it is shaped to provide meaningful protection for the consumer.

IN 1932, the House of Lords decided a case that led to one of the most significant developments in the common law in the 20th century. Mrs Donoghue was invited by a friend to accompany him to a café in Paisley in Scotland where he treated her to a ginger beer. This was manufactured by a firm called Stevenson and…

Diana Kloss is a barrister, part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author.

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Occupational Health at Work June/July 2008 (vol. 05/1) pp30-31

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