Discovery rule; statute of limitations. (SB1139)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Discovery rule; statute of limitations. Provides that the period of limitations for filing a cause of action for injury resulting from implanted medical devices, toxic exposure, and prescribed or over-the-counter medications accrues from the time the person knew or should have known of the injury and its causal connection to such device, substance, or medication. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »


01/09/2013: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100774D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2013Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)