Product Liability Reform: HB 20 (1995).
Establishes affidavit requirements in product liability cases. Creates a presumption
Establishes affidavit requirements in product liability cases. Creates a presumption of safety, where manufacturers meet state and federal standards, and where no practical or feasible alternative design existed at the time the product was manufactured. Applies statutes of repose on all product liability cases to bar an action after either 12 years from the first sale or 10 years from the first sale to a user or consumer.
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