WVC 55 - 8 - 16
§55-8-16. Choice of law in product liability actions.
(a) It is public policy of this state that, in determining the
law applicable to a product liability claim brought by a
nonresident of this state against the manufacturer or distributor
of a prescription drug or other product, all liability claims at
issue shall be governed solely by the product liability law of the
place of injury ("lex loci delicti").
(b) The amendments to this section enacted in 2015 shall be
applicable prospectively to all civil actions commenced on or after
July 1, 2015.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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