New Statute of Limitations For Water Provider Contamination Claims

Amidst a sea of water-contamination lawsuits and emergent contaminant regulations, New York extends the statute of limitations for water provider claims against polluters. On November 4, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation (S.3337C/A.5477C) amending the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) to effectively lengthen the statute of limitations for claims filed…