This report titled "Product Liability in Japan" issued by Thomson Reuters is written as an informative Q&A and provides comprehensive information on many aspects of product liability in Japan. This report highlights the conditions a claim is brought in contract by covering a number of points such as the consumer guarantees, burden of proof, and the limitation period for bringing a claim. Furthermore, it analyses the cases a claim can be brought under negligence law, and concludes by presenting the strict liability claims.
Reproduced from Practical Law (Thomson Reuters) with the permission of the publishers. For further information, visit practicallaw.com
Law stated as at 30 June 2019
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