Bill Status of HB5312 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: LIMITATIONS-PRODUCT LIABILITY
Rep. Joyce Mason
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Limitations Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Extends the statute of repose for a product liability action based on the doctrine of strict liability in tort for any medical joint replacement product that is claimed to have injured or damaged the plaintiff to 15 years from the date of first installation (instead of 12 years from the date of first sale in any case or 10 years from the date of first sale to its initial user, whichever is shorter).