Forbes has expert lawyers in Product Liability having acted for organisations in relation to products as varied as fireworks to shoes, engine parts to power tools.
Such claims span various areas of law including negligence, contract law, the Consumer Protection Act, and of course the European Legislation which is becoming more and more a factor in consumer law. Our team are able to provide straightforward legal advice in all these areas in order to help you negotiate this complex claims area as well as dealing with any adverse publicity issues that can often arise in these cases. In addition we are able to provide advice in relation to product recall issues.
Our Insurance team regularly advise in relation to policy cover issues which are a feature of these claims. For example, issues can arise in relation to whether an insurance policy will respond to provide cover in particular cases.
Our experienced team are able to grasp complex issues in relation to new technology as well as dealing with traditional manufacturing areas. In addition we work closely with a varied team of independent experts. Over our many years of experience in product liability cases we have built up an extensive data base of experts used to giving evidence at court on the complex technical areas which arise in these matters.
For further information please contact Siobhan Hardy.
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