21 February 2022 by

COVID-19 Vaccines: How would liability apply in the absence of the COVID-19 No-Fault Compensation Scheme

To secure COVID-19 vaccines, governments from around the world called upon vaccine manufacturers to provide a partial exemption from liability, in the case of any severe side effects vaccines may cause. In April 2021, South Africa implemented the COVID-19 No-Fault Compensation Scheme. Although how would one claim for a COVID-19 vaccine injury, if such an exemption were not provided and how does the existence of the scheme change the position? Legal experts from the CDH Employment Law Practice discuss product liability, consumer protection law, and the influence of the COVID-19 No-Fault Compensation Scheme in this episode of the podcast series focusing on Liability and Recourse for Covid-19 Vaccine Injuries.

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