Recalls and Other Product Liability Issues
When you discover a problem with your product, Goodmans’ product recall and regulatory compliance experts are ready to:
- advise on your legal and regulatory obligations, whether a product recall is required, who you need to inform and how to effectively do so to minimize your legal risk
- assist with important inputs to be factored into your decision-making regarding voluntary recalls
- help determine which regulatory framework applies to your specific situation and liaise with applicable regulatory bodies on your behalf
- help navigate the complexities associated with the regulation of specific sectors, such as automotive, food and drug, hazardous products, consumer products, pest control products and natural health products
- undertake a confidential risk analysis and assist in creating a customized internal response plan and external communication program, to ensure the situation is properly contained and addressed in an efficient and timely manner
- work with you to assist in your assessment of available insurance coverage for different types of costs and expenses and/or follow-on claims.
We can also assist in advance planning so that you have systems and procedures in place to deal with these types of situations before they happen.