New Tort Law Introduced in China | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

By Catherine Bertram

Beginning July 1, 2010, Chinese citizens are able to sue companies under a new personal injury and product liability law.

According to an article by MWE China Law firm, “the Tort Liability Law contains 12 chapters covering various tort liabilities for the infringement of a wide range of statutory civil rights and interests by tortfeasors including but not limited to product liability, environmental pollution, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, extra-hazardous work, harm caused by animals and injury caused by objects.”