Area of focus

Product Litigation

When you sell or distribute products, news of a safety or liability issue in one country can spread everywhere, and fast. The fallout depends on the problem, of course, as much as on the way you react. One ill-judged step or comment could lead to a product recall or plunging share price. Because your reputation is tied to your products, you need contingencies for whatever goes wrong.

Plus, with consumers expecting more from companies they do business with and regulators piling pressure on companies to keep...

Representative experience

Global defense of global certification company against liability claims resulting from allegedly inappropriate certification of breast implant manufacturer P.I.P.

We provided advice to a multinational automotive company about a multimillion-Euro supply chain dispute, following a component failure in almost 100,000 vehicles.

Hogan Lovells “boasts the most comprehensive Global Practice” — Who’s Who Legal – Product Liability Defence 2015.

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Total Brand Care: Protecting your brand when a product liability disaster strikes Total Brand Care

Organizations invest a lot of time and money into creating and developing their brand, but a poorly handled product liability issue can leave your brand damaged, cause a loss in consumer...

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A proposed EU-wide representative action may blur legal boundaries around collective actions

The European Commission is proposing a directive that would repeal the existing Injunctions Directive and require European Union (EU) member states to introduce into their national laws...

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