North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 99B Products Liability

  • § 99B-1   Definitions
    When used in this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Claimant" means a person or other entity asserting a claim and, if said claim...
  • § 99B-1.1   Strict liability
    There shall be no strict liability in tort in product liability actions. (1995, c. 522, s. 1.)
  • § 99B-1.2   Breach of warranty
    Nothing in this act shall preclude a product liability action that otherwise exists against a manufacturer or seller for breach of warranty. The defenses provided...
  • § 99B-2   Seller's opportunity to inspect; privity requirements for warranty claims
    (a) No product liability action, except an action for breach of express warranty, shall be commenced or maintained against any seller when the product was...
  • § 99B-3   Alteration or modification of product
    (a) No manufacturer or seller of a product shall be held liable in any product liability action where a proximate cause of the personal injury,...
  • § 99B-4   Knowledge or reasonable care
    No manufacturer or seller shall be held liable in any product liability action if: (1) The use of the product giving rise to the product...
  • § 99B-5   Claims based on inadequate warning or instruction
    (a) No manufacturer or seller of a product shall be held liable in any product liability action for a claim based upon inadequate warning or...
  • § 99B-6   Claims based on inadequate design or formulation
    (a) No manufacturer of a product shall be held liable in any product liability action for the inadequate design or formulation of the product unless...
  • § 99B-7 through 99B-9   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • § 99B-10   Immunity for donated food
    (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 12 of Chapter 106 of the General Statutes, or any other provision of law, any person, including but not...
  • § 99B-11   Claims based on defective design of firearms
    (a) In a products liability action involving firearms or ammunition, whether a firearm or ammunition shell is defective in design shall not be based on...