Product liability: more David, less Goliath?

Recent rulings in product liability group actions in both the Netherlands and France may provide hope for greater resource efficiencies for claimants facing deep pocketed defendants.

Is there hope on the horizon for product liability claimant lawyers? In an article first published by New Law Journal, Sarah Moore, Stuart Warmington and Alexandre Predal examine some promising developments. With recent rulings in France, litigation afoot in the Netherlands, and obiter comments in the Lloyd v Google decision, there may well be reason to hope that the David vs Goliath dynamic that has defined the EU product liability landscape for the last 20 years is in flux, perhaps promising a brighter future for Big Pharma accountability across the EU and the UK.

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