A Scottish first: hip replacement product ruled not to be “defective”

Eleanor J. Russell*

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Abstract

The author discusses the recent decision in Hastings v Finsbury Orthopaedics Limited and Stryker UK Limited. Hastings is a landmark decision in that it is the first Scottish case in which a proof has been heard in an action arising under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 in respect of an alleged defect in a hip replacement product.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-74
Number of pages21
JournalJuridical Review
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2020

Keywords

  • Consumer protection; Defective products; Hip; Medical implants; Scotland

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