Class actions – which are progressively becoming part of the legal landscape in France as "actions de groupe" – will probably soon be extended to personal injury claims against health products manufacturers, suppliers or service providers using health products. On March 17, 2015, a new bill proposal was issued, advocating the creation of a class action procedure for the health sector. Plenary discussions at the French National Assembly will commence March 31, 2015, and will more precisely address the issue of compensation for personal injury in the framework of the proposed class action.
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