Liability regimes in products liability

Legal theories used to establish a link between plaintiff and defendant

Goal: to determine the applicable legal theories by venue (country, state or province) and other criteria (e.g. type of product)

Extra goal: to determine anticipated changes to applicable legal theories

Examples of results: Strict liability applicable in Germany for damages caused by products sold to consumers without further processing Strict liability cause of action not available in North Carolina - contributory negligence applies

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