Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Allen Schmitt, James M. Graves, Boehl, Stopher, Graves & Deindoerfer, Louisville, Thomas W. Henderson, Pittsburgh, Pa., for movants.
Lively M. Wilson, Stites, McElwain & Fowler, Louisville, for respondent.
Supreme Court of Kentucky.
The issue presented is whether this court should extend the so-called "discovery" rule applicable to malpractice cases in this jurisdiction to actions for personal injury from a latent disease caused by exposure to a harmful substance so far as computing the proper commencement date of the statute of limitations is concerned.
William Sampson died from malignant mesothelomia, a rare type of lung cancer, caused by breathing asbestos...
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