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Cessna Off Hook In NASCAR's $86M Plane Crash Suit

Law360 (April 8, 2011, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge ruled Friday that NASCAR Inc. and its insurers could not pursue an $86 million suit against Cessna Aircraft Co. over a deadly plane crash, saying there was no express warranty the plane would last over 30 years.

Judge John Antoon II of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida said that Florida's statue of repose bars

products liability claims for harms that occur 12 years after the delivery of most products. The judge also rejected the plaintiffs' claims that...
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