Federal Judge Rejects Discovery Rule In New Jersey Asbestos Action, Dismisses Case

Federal Judge Rejects Discovery Rule In New Jersey Asbestos Action, Dismisses Case

NEWARK, N.J. - New Jersey courts strictly apply the two-year limit on wrongful death claims and would not make an exception under the discovery rule, a federal judge held Oct. 15 in granting judgment in an asbestos action (Sandra Bogerman v. Union Carbide Corp., No. 13-5247, D. N.J.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148552).

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