Yoon & Yang has consistently conducted product liability research since before the Product Liability Act was enacted, and it efficiently resolves product liability disputes between consumers and companies based on its broad experience in providing advice and handling mediation, arbitration, and litigation on numerous occasions. In addition, during a product liability litigation, the Practice strives to accurately predict the likelihood of success by closely collaborating with dozens of patent attorneys at Yoon & Yang IP to perform detailed technical analyses of a product’s performance and defects.

Key Services

  • Handling various damages litigation cases related to product liability
  • Offering legal advice on product recalls, purchase of product insurance, and others
  • Offering various advisory services for preventing product liability early on

Representative Cases

  • Damages case between a tobacco company and the National Health Insurance Service
  • Legal advice for a client on a Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) investigation of a sudden unintended acceleration accident of a car
  • Damages case on manufacturing/design defects of a car company
  • Damages case on a defect in a car brake of a German car company
  • Indemnification litigation under the Product Liability Act related to a defect in a turbine generator part of a parts manufacturer
  • Damages case on a fire caused by an emergency generator at a data center
  • Damages case on a defect in a generator of a multinational generator manufacturer
  • Damages case on a self-propellant artillery explosion and fire
  • Civil and criminal cases on an explosion of a new and renewable energy hybrid generation system
  • Damages case on the safety of a drug product (therapy for osteoarthritis)
  • Damages case on a fire caused by an electric golf cart