Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code - CIV PRAC & REM § 16.0031. Asbestos-Related or Silica-Related Injuries




(a) In an action for personal injury or death resulting from an asbestos-related injury, as defined by Section 90.001 , the cause of action accrues for purposes of Section 16.003 on the earlier of the following dates:

(1) the date of the exposed person's death;  or

(2) the date that the claimant serves on a defendant a report complying with Section 90.003 or 90.010(f) .

(b) In an action for personal injury or death resulting from a silica-related injury, as defined by Section 90.001 , the cause of action accrues for purposes of Section 16.003 on the earlier of the following dates:

(1) the date of the exposed person's death;  or

(2) the date that the claimant serves on a defendant a report complying with Section 90.004 or 90.010(f) .





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