Accrual of cause of action; diagnosis of latent injury or disease. (HB2139)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Accrual of cause of action; diagnosis of latent injury or disease. Provides that a cause of action for a latent injury shall accrue when such injury and its causal connection to an injurious or disease-causing substance is first communicated to the injured person or his agent by a physician. The bill further provides that a diagnosis of a nonmalignant substance-related latent injury or disease shall not accrue an action based upon the subsequent diagnosis of a malignant substance-related latent injury or disease. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Committee
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102437D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

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