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Legal Alert: California Assembly Takes Up 10-Year Statute of Repose

05/06/2011

Every developer in the state knows that its exposure to construction defects liability is cut off 10 years after the substantial completion of the development.  This 10-year "statute of repose" is one of the few dependable comforts that developers enjoy in California.  Now, however, the state assembly is taking up a bill - AB 1207 - which proposes to chip away at the 10-year statute of repose in cases involving alleged exposure to hazardous or toxic materials.

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