Product Liability

Product Liability

Our lawyers have considerable experience in product liability matters, including:

  • defending asbestos claims at first instance in the Dust Diseases Tribunal and on appeal;
  • acting for an overseas manufacturer of a therapeutic device in a cross claim by the Australian distributor in the Supreme Court of NSW;
  • acting for an international cosmetic company in proceedings against it in the Supreme Court of the ACT concerning an alleged anaphylactic reaction to skin care products;
  • defending proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia on behalf of a financial planner and the planning entity that he represented concerning numerous investments made over a 10 year period;
  • acting for a manufacturer of silicone implants in finalising class action proceedings and in subsequent claims; and
  • advising clients and dealing with regulators in product recalls.

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