O’Byrne v Aventis Pasteur MSD Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted October 11th, 2007 in law reports, limitations, substitution by sally

O’Byrne v Aventis Pasteur MSD Ltd [2007] EWCA Civ 939

“A party could be substituted under s 35 of the Limitation Act 1980 where the ten-year limitation period for making a claim for damage caused by a defective product had expired, even where the correct party was known to the claimant before the limitation period expired, if the claimant had made a mistake about the name of the defendant and substitution was necessary for the purpose of determining the original action.”

WLR Daily, 10th October 2007

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