Articles on “Statute of limitations”

A BUYER’S CLAIM AGAINST A HOME INSPECTOR ACCRUES WHEN THE BUYER DISCOVERS OR SHOULD HAVE DISCOVERED THE INSPECTOR’S NEGLIGENCE

Friday, March 14th, 2003

SUMMARY: The California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles ruled on March 17, 2003 that a home inspector could not limit by contract the statute of limitations applicable to a claim against the inspector, to one year after the inspection. Rather the applicable statute of limitations does not accrue until the home buyer discovers or should have discovered the inspector’s negligence.  Moreno v. Sanchez 106 CA4th 1315 (2003).

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