|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 298 (Mar)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division|
|Representation||Michael Brooke QC, Stuart Brown QC, Ian Forrester QC (Scotland) and Jalil Asif (instructed by Dean Mallen) for the claimants on generic issues and Dean Mallen, DMH, Evill & Coleman, Freeth Cartright and Howard Cohen & Co on lead cases) for the claimants.|
|Nicholas Underhill QC, Phillip Brook Smith and Louise Merret (instructed by Davies Arnold Cooper) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||26 March 2001|
European Community - Consumer Protection - Product liability - Claimants being infected with hepatitis C through blood and blood products - Claimants bringing action contending blood a defective product - Damages - Whether blood a defective product - Council Directive (EEC) 85/374, arts 6, 7(e).