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New Jersey Bill Would Eliminate Statute Of Limitations In Mesothelioma Actions

(August 24, 2015, 3:13 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — Legislation introduced in New Jersey would eliminate the two-year statute of limitations for mesothelioma actions.

(Legislation available. Document #01-150826-021L.)

Under S3151, introduced by New Jersey Sen. Robert W. Singer, R-Lakewood, plaintiffs can bring an action alleging mesothelioma at any time. S3151 would deem such actions accrued when reasonable discovery of the injury and relationship to the exposure was possible.

The current statute of limitations is two years.

The bill also requires actions alleging medical malpractice for injuries sustained at birth to be brought...
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