Ala. Senator Again Proposes Legislation Altering Statute of Limitations

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- An Alabama senator has for the third time proposed legislation that would alter the state's current statute of limitations so that a civil action would accrue from the date the injured plaintiff had reason to discover the injury giving rise to the action, not the date of last exposure. Jack Cline Act, SB1 (Ala. Senate).

Sen. Henry "Hank" Sanders (D) pre-filed the "Jack Cline Act", SB1, the week of Dec. 10. The bill would amend current statute of limitations standards to "provide that a civil action for exposure to toxic substances shall be deemed to accrue from …


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