European Lawyer Reference - Product Liability First edition 2014


Corrs Chambers Westgarth has contributed to the first edition of “Product Liability: Jurisdictional Comparisons” (European Lawyer, 2014), which covers product liability laws across jurisdictions.

Partner Annette Hughes edited the publication and authored both the foreward and Australian chapter.

Product liability is an ever-growing area of risk for companies involved in the manufacture and supply of products, particularly consumer goods, all around the world. It is critical for companies to have a working knowledge of the laws on product liability across the jurisdictions into which their products or component parts reach.

This chapter provides insight into Australia's product liability laws and describes the key regulations that govern suppliers and their products.

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The content of this publication is for reference purposes only. It is current at the date of publication. This content does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be obtained before taking any action based on this publication.

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Annette Hughes

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