Ga. Defendants Say Claims Time-Barred, Point to Recent Ala. Court Decision

  • Letter & Motion

ATLANTA -- Defendants in a Georgia benzene lawsuit have asked the court to enter a judgment on the pleadings in a case brought by an Alabama resident, pointing to a recent decision in which Alabama's Supreme Court refused to change the starting point of the state's two-year statute of limitations. Griffin v. Georgia-Pacific, et al., No. 06EV00291 (Ga. State Ct., Fulton Cty.).

In the Jan. 10 letter, defense counsel urged the Georgia State Court for Fulton County to apply recently affirmed Alabama case law in which the statute of limitations begins to run on the date of last exposure, not …


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