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


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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