The Superior Court of Pennsylvania held that a physician's tentative diagnosis of the suspected contraction of asbestosis by a worker was not sufficient to commence the running of the applicable statute of limitations, but that it activated a duty in the worker to determine with due diligence whether he had contracted asbestosis.
Trieschock v. Owens-Corning Fiberglas Co., 354 Pa. Super. 263, 511 A.2d 863 (1986).
Jana H. Phillips,
Civil Procedure - Limitations of Actions - Discovery Rule - Creeping Disease - Asbestosis,
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