All posts by Fergal Duggan

All products are equal, but some products are more equal than others

Fergal Duggan and Olivia Flasch

EU Parliament adopts Resolution on dual quality products following cross-continental test findings that products with different compositions were sold under the same brand and packaging.

This AI Life: Ensuring Our AI Future Works for Us

Fergal Duggan

Join Cooley on Wednesday 3 October for the 2nd Annual Artificial Intelligence Conference in Association with the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Thomson Reuters partners with Cooley to launch Global Guide on Product Liability and Safety

Fergal Duggan

The guide is an online resource allowing lawyers, risk managers and compliance professionals to obtain a reliable and practical overview on product liability and safety regimes around the world within a rapidly developing legal landscape.

Game of Drones: European Parliament approves new rules for safety of drones

Fergal Duggan

On 12 June, the European Parliament adopted new aviation safety rules to provide clearer and more consistent laws for the use of drones, or unmanned aircraft, in European airspace.

UK Supreme Court confirms damages for symptomless injuries

Fergal Duggan

The Supreme Court has recently confirmed that an asymptomatic physiological change caused by an employer’s negligence can constitute an actionable personal injury, thus overturning previous decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal.

UK Government launches new Office for Product Safety and Standards

Rod Freeman and Fergal Duggan

UK government announces the formation of a new inter-departmental body to reinforce the UK’s position as a leader in international product safety.