A contract between sophisticated parties could abrogate the delayed discovery rule regarding a lawsuit over latent construction defects, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming judgment.
The state statute of limitations applied to bar arbitration claims brought by the clients of a financial services company, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
When does the statute of limitations accrue for the judicial review of an ERISA disability benefits adverse determination?
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide when the statute of limitations accrues for the judicial review of an ERISA disability benefits adverse determination.
A state statute of limitations did not bar the personal injury claims of adults who claimed they were sexually abused by a public school teacher when they were children, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A personal injury suit concerning a patient’s fall at a hospital was not subject to the one-year statute of limitations for medical malpractice, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A private action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act was not barred by the state’s two-year statute of limitations for claims seeking statutory penalties, the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A lawsuit alleging intentional interference with a testamentary expectancy was not barred by the statute of limitations applicable to will contests, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A legal malpractice plaintiff should not have been permitted to introduce evidence that his former attorney lived a life of luxury, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from a U.S. District Court.
An asbestos plaintiff’s cause of action accrued upon the first communication of a doctor’s diagnosis of an asbestos-related injury or disease, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 3rd Circuit.