10.01.2009 Changes to North Carolina Statute of Repose Doubles Potential Exposure Time for Product Manufacturers
10. 2009Thanks to the North Carolina General Assembly, a manufacturer’s length of exposure to civil suits for allegedly defective products doubled in the last legislative session. Effective Oct. 1, 2009, the statute of repose applicable to product liability actions moves from six to 12 years. The new statute applies to causes of action accruing on or after Oct. 1, 2009.
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