Product Liability and Personal Injury Compensation Claims in the UK
There are strict laws in the UK governing the manufacture and sale of products. If a manufacturer sell a product that is defective and the defects cause injury, loss or damage then that manufacturer is liable to pay compensation.
Fortunately, suing a manufacturer for compensation in a product liability case is easier than you think.
Products Liability is generally considered a strict liability offence. Strict liability wrongs do not depend on the degree of carefulness by the defendant. Translated to products liability terms, a defendant is liable when it is shown that the product is defective. It is irrelevant whether the manufacturer or supplier exercised great care; if there is a defect in the product that causes harm, he or she will be liable for it.
PRODUCT LIABILITY – FAULTY GOODS
These are cases arising out of a situation where products are defective and cause injury as a result of the defect. If you have been injured as a result of purchasing a standard consumer product which is defective, then you may be able to claim compensation from the...