Conflict of Laws in Product Liability and Choice of Law Rule

Seyed Mohammad Tabatabaee nechad
2015 Faṣlnāmah-i Pizhūhish-i Huqūq-i Khuṣūṣī  
The trend of globalization causes an increase in the rapid and convenient movement of persons, goods and products resulting in legal challenges that involve foreign elements. One of the legal relations is concerned with product liability derived mainly from tort. An increase in the movement of persons and goods lead to an increase in product liability claims, and the frequent shipment of goods to distant points makes an increase in claims against foreign suppliers inevitable. The choice of law
more » ... The choice of law rule applied by courts with respect to claims arising from a tort committed abroad has remained static for about threequarters of a century. Attempts have been made to find a connecting factor that would better fit the circumstances giving rise to such damage claims. The aim of this paper is to analyze the surrounding issues and policies that govern product liability action.
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