Statute of Repose Applies to Contract and Negligence Actions

When the exterior EIFS system of a building wall fell down following a severe storm more than 10 years after construction had been completed, a ten year statute of repose was held to bar the building owner’s suit against the construction contractor regardless of...

Statute of Repose Passes Constitutional Test

The Supreme Court of Washington held that the state’s six-year statute of repose did not violate the state constitution or the equal protection clause of the United States Constitution.  Although it found itself compelled to enforce the statute to grant summary...