‘No strict liability for injuries resulting from published wrong health advice – CJEU in Krone (C-65/20)’

“In our previous post we have commented on the opinion of AG Hogan in the case Krone (C-65/20). The case concerned an incorrect health advice having been published in a newspaper, which led to a consumer’s injury. The national court asked the CJEU whether Product Liability Directive was applicable in this case. CJEU confirms on June 10 the assessment of AG Hogan that a printed copy of a newspaper providing consumers with an inaccurate health advice, which, if followed, could lead to a consumer’s injury, should not be perceived as a ‘defective product’ …” (more)

[Joasia Luzak, Recent developments in European Consumer Law, 27 June]

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