WVC 55 - 8 - 16
§55-8-16. Choice of Law in Pharmaceutical Product Liability
(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 for failure to warn, the duty to warn shall
be governed solely by the product liability law of the place of
injury ("lex loci delicti").
(b) This section shall be applicable prospectively to all
civil actions commenced on or after July 1, 2011.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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