Tennessee Appeals Court Affirms Ruling Finding Defects Suit Untimely

Mealey's (July 22, 2015, 12:37 PM EDT) -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee Court of Appeals panel on June 9 upheld a trial judge’s ruling that a family’s lawsuit over alleged defects in the construction of a hospital’s X-ray room was barred by the state’s statute of repose because it was substantially completed in March 2006, finding that the plaintiffs were unable to show that the builders concealed that some of the lead-lined sheetrock in the room had not been installed (Mary Ridenour, et al. v. Covenant Health, et al., No. E2014-01408-COA-R3-CV, Tenn. App.)....

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