Judgement of the German Federal Court on the liability Notified Bodies in connection with the PIP Case

Posted on 03.03.2020

On the 27th of February, the German Federal Court of Justice ruled on the legal requirements of liability for the Notified Body linked to the case of patients suffering from damages of silicone breast implants from the French company Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP). The Court concluded that there was no contractual, but an extra-contractual liability of the Notified Body. The press release of the German Federal Court is available here.