Bowling Co. Loses EU Safety Fight Over Pin Machines
By Christopher Crosby (September 8, 2021, 6:14 PM BST) -- A European Court rejected an American bowling equipment manufacturer's bid on Wednesday to reintroduce to the market certain generations of its pinsetting machines, saying the European Commission was entitled to remove the devices over safety concerns.
The European General Court rejected an appeal by Brunswick Bowling Products LLC challenging the commission's 2018 decision that prohibited the sale of previous generations of pinsetters over multiple safety risks.
The court cited the commission's findings that the machine did not comply with the European Union's safety rules and risked seriously injuring people. Although the cost of removing the machines from bowling alleys is high, the...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!