Craig Liljestrand Authors Article on Cause of Action and the Discovery Rule Under Texas Law

September 22, 2016

Craig T. Liljestrand, a Chicago-based partner in the Product Liability practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article, "Delay in stating cause of action ends case," published by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on September 22, 2016. This article is part of Mr. Liljestrand's monthly column with the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin "Toxic Tort Talk."

The article examines a recent case from a federal court in Texas, Jones v. Anderson, No. 4:14CV366, 2016 WL 4543551 (E.D. Texas 2016), where the court clarified when a cause of action accrues for purposes of the discovery rule under Texas law.

Read the full article, "Delay in stating cause of action ends case," in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

Craig Liljestrand has extensive experience in the areas of toxic tort, products liability and environmental litigation. He is recognized for his litigation and trial skills in the areas of asbestos, silica, welding fumes, lead paint and occupational disease claims.  

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