Although the Romanian legislation related to product liability was harmonised with European directives in 2004, it was only recently that the legislative framework as begun to be fully developed. The regulation of strict liability deriving from defects or non-compliance of products has brought a new wave of practice and legal disputes among Romanian scholars and courts of law.
We have defended national manufacturers in a broad range of industries, such as:
- consumer goods
- medical devices
- industrial equipment
We not only defend the integrity of our client’s products, we also provide advice on avoiding litigation in a number of ways, including:
- coordinating internal product testing programs to assist in identifying and implementing product improvements
- representing clients before Romanian National Authority for Consumer Protection (RO – Autoritatea Națională pentru Protecția Consumatorului)
- working with experts to develop effective warning labels and materials
Defective products may impact the image of the company involved. Our lawyers are able to assist you in handling crisis communication and help you anticipate the impact of media rumours and deal with the press.