Product liability: "private use" and "proximity" present problems

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This article reviews the law on product liability both at common law and under the Consumer Protection Act 1987, focusing on the Outer House decision in Renfrew Golf Club v Motocaddy Ltd concerning potential liability for an electric golf trolley supplier to a golf club for damages to its clubhouse caused by a fire started by a golf trolley.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-49
Number of pages5
JournalScots Law Times
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016


  • product liability
  • causation
  • electrical equipment


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