Prescription in CMR
CA Paris, 8 October 2020, n° 18/16947
The Court of Appeal recalls that under the CMR Convention, the written claim suspends the limitation period until the day on which the carrier expressly postpones it, and this, unlike French law which involves a summons to court to interrupt the annal period.
Force majeure within the meaning of CMR
CA Paris, 14 December 2020, n° 19/04436
The Court of Appeal recalls the principle of the submission of international road transport to the CMR and specifies that the circumstance that the driver suffers a heart attack during the journey constitutes an exonerating cause of the carrier’s liability.