2305.101 Limitation of actions against Dalkon Shield claimants trust.

(A) Notwithstanding the limitations provided for in sections 2125.02 and 2305.10 of the Revised Code, a claimant who alleges bodily injury or wrongful death caused by the effects of the Dalkon Shield intrauterine device and who has filed a claim in the A.H. Robins bankruptcy reorganization in the United States bankruptcy court for the eastern district of Virginia, Richmond division, may bring an action in this state against the Dalkon Shield Claimants Trust for bodily injury or wrongful death caused by the effects of the Dalkon Shield intrauterine device, within one year from the date of the certification by the United States district court or the United States bankruptcy court for the eastern district of Virginia, Richmond division, of the right of that claimant to proceed to litigation or arbitration regarding that claim, or within six months from the effective date of this section, whichever is later.

(B) Division (A) of this section applies to all actions for bodily injury or wrongful death caused by the effects of the Dalkon Shield intrauterine device, including actions that may have been barred prior to the effective date of this section by dismissal pursuant to a court order or otherwise.

Cite as R.C. § 2305.101

History. Effective Date: 08-16-1995