Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan

Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan

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Developing insights from a number of disciplines and with a details analysis of legislation, case law and academic theory, Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan contributes significantly to the understanding of contemporary Japan, its consumers and its law. It is also of practical use to all professionals exposed to product liability regimes evolving in Japan and other major economies.However, various techniques for avoiding or lowering this standard are increasingly recognized (e.g. Takahashi 1997: 388-405). ... Further discussion was prompted by judgments finding under the Civil Code against manufacturers of television sets, for instance (Yamaguchi 1999: 69). ... recognizing liability for a Sanyo freezer catching fire (Case No. ... One major category of cases has involved accidents occurring soon after repair or maintenance, but another involves allegedly defective.

Title:Product Safety and Liability Law in Japan
Author:Luke Nottage
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-07-31


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