If there is a defect in a product, one mistake in the company’s response could cause serious damage to its reputation. In recent years, given way information spreads over the Internet, the handling of such issues has become more important than ever. In addition, with the acceleration of globalization, problems related to product defects are transcending national borders, with overseas administrative authorities often demanding that products be recalled or companies be held to account for defects in products exported overseas or imported into Japan. In light of such changes, Kitahama Partners has been engaged to handle numerous cases regarding product liability insurance and recall insurance, the importance of which is growing every day.
We also offer our clients appropriate advice on all types of insurance, including against information leaks and moral risks, facility and welfare liability insurance, and automobile insurance. We also provide the best practical support in response to the revision of the Insurance Business Act.
We have amassed a wealth of experience representing companies regarding incidents such as fire, water leaks, theft, and industrial accidents, and as an adviser to non-life insurance companies.
Product Liability & Recalls
Product liability insurance requires examination at both the factual and legal levels, including the presence or absence of defects, in order to determine whether or not a defect is covered...
The risk of information leaks (leaks of personal information and trade secrets) is something for which an enterprise should always be prepared. For this reason, modern enterprises have reached beyond...
Our firm has an extensive track record of handling moral risk cases. Depending on the nature of the case, we form a team of attorneys to select whom to interview...
Facility Compensation and Welfare Enterprise Liability Insurance
Our firm has a great deal of experience representing care providers and advising non-life insurance companies regarding accidents at nursing care facilities, and we have provided appropriate solutions at early...
Automobile insurance covers vehicle repairs, medical treatment, consolation payments and lost profits in the event of damage to a victim’s vehicle or personal belongings, or death or injury as a...
Insurance Business Act
The business flow of insurance agents has changed significantly as a result of the revision of the Insurance Business Act that came into force in May 2016. Previously, in the...
Fire, Water Leaks, and Theft
The reality of business is that, in the course of corporate activities, fire, water leaks, and theft can sometimes be unavoidable. In the event of such an accident, the initial...
Extra Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance provides benefits to workers who are victims of injury, illness, or death during work or while commuting to or from their workplace. It is a form...