Judge Finds Part Of Claims Against Insurer Is Barred By Statute Of Limitations

Judge Finds Part Of Claims Against Insurer Is Barred By Statute Of Limitations

PADUCAH, Ky. - Claims arising from damage to vinyl floors in the patient rooms and hallways are barred under the statute of limitations because a hospital had knowledge of the claims more than two years before the filing of a contractor's lawsuit against the hospital's insurer, a Kentucky federal judge ruled Dec. 5, granting in part summary judgment to the insurer (Wehr Constructors Inc. v. Assurance Company of America, No. 11-00189, W.D. Ky.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171532).

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