Statute Of Repose Begins With Product Sale: Ga. Court

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 8:36 PM EST) -- Georgia's top court has held that the statute of repose starts running in strict liability or negligence suits when a finished product including an injuring part is sold to the intended consumer, not when the part is assembled or tested.

The Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday answered the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on when the 10-year statute of repose under Georgia law begins to run as the federal appeals court considers whether a lower court was wrong to dismiss a product...
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