chapter  6
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Strict product liability and mandated-choice model

Why are they incompatible?
ByAntonios Karampatzos

Another field in which the European legislator has manifested her willingness to protect consumers is product liability pursuant to Directive 85/374/EEC. The arresting question now raised is whether the mandated-choice model could also be applied to product liability. My answer is, this time, no. In what follows I explain why.