Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.
The Court of Appeal has refused an appeal by victims of post-election violence in Kenya to impose liability on the parent company of the tea plantation where they worked.
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.
The European Commission recently published an in-depth review of collective redress measures. We review the highlights from the report and proposed next steps.