ORS 12.282
Action against manufacturer of extendable equipment


(1)

A civil action against a manufacturer of extendable equipment for injury or other damage arising out of contact with power lines, including any product liability action under ORS 30.900 (“Product liability civil action” defined) to 30.920 (When seller or lessor of product liable) and any action based on negligence, must be commenced not later than two years after the injury or damage occurs. A civil action against a manufacturer of extendable equipment for death arising out of contact with power lines, including any product liability action under ORS 30.900 (“Product liability civil action” defined) to 30.920 (When seller or lessor of product liable) and any action based on negligence, must be commenced not later than three years after the death.

(2)

A civil action against a manufacturer of extendable equipment for injury, death or other damage arising out of contact with power lines is not subject to ORS 12.115 (Action for negligent injury to person or property), 30.020 (Action for wrongful death) or 30.905 (Time limitation for commencement of action) or any other statute of limitation or statute of ultimate repose in Oregon Revised Statutes.

(3)

For purposes of this section, “extendable equipment” means cranes, truck-mounted cranes, truck-mounted booms, and any self-powered vehicle with booms or other extensions that can reach power lines from the ground. [1999 c.514 §1; 2009 c.485 §6]
Note: 12.282 (Action against manufacturer of extendable equipment) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 12 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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