Texas Appeals Panel Affirms Statute Of Repose Defense Unavailable In Refinery Suit

Texas Appeals Panel Affirms Statute Of Repose Defense Unavailable In Refinery Suit

HOUSTON - A unanimous First District Texas Court of Appeals panel on July 1 denied a defense motion for reconsideration of its February opinion reversing a statute of repose take-nothing judgment granted to the former owner of a chemical plant in an acetic acid personal injury lawsuit, after concluding that the statute of repose does not apply to the defendant as a matter of law (Jason Jenkins v. Occidental Chemical Corp., et al., No. 09-1140, Texas App., 1st Dist.).

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