Statute of limitations

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard SB 219 extending the statute of limitations for a civil cause of action against a person or entity whose negligent or intentional act or omission led to the sexual abuse of a child. Testifying in support was a former USA swimmer … [Read more...]

Asbestos litigation

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard Rep. Lehman’s HB 1181 requiring certain disclosures regarding asbestos trust claims in asbestos litigation. At the January 14, 2019 House Judiciary Committee meeting, the author held the bill after much … [Read more...]

Various property issues

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 197 on various property issues sponsored by Rep. Ober. The bill, in part: amends the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of the possession of real estate to provide that such an action that: (1) involves a line … [Read more...]

Asbestos litigation

The House Judiciary Committee reheard HB 1061 authored by Rep. Lehman and Rep. Torr on asbestos litigation for amend and vote only. The bill specifies the causes of action that may constitute a product liability action. The bill was amended to assign to a study … [Read more...]

Various property issues

The Senate Committee on Civil Law heard SB 197 authored by Sen. Doriot on various property issues, primarily affecting surveying and measuring. The bill includes a provision amending the statute of limitations for actions for the recovery of the possession of real … [Read more...]

Asbestos litigation

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard Sen. Glick’s SB 236 on asbestos litigation. The bill requires certain disclosures regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims in civil asbestos actions, and provides medical criteria to set aside and preserve the claims of asbestos … [Read more...]