latent damage

latent damage

damage that is not immediately obvious. It causes problems in relation to time bar. Time bar seeks to cut off stale claims. However, with latent damage the plaintiff does not know to claim. Accordingly legal systems often take account of this in their detailed rules. It maybe that time will run from the date when the action accrued or alternatively some often shorter date from the time when the plaintiff knew or ought to have known about the damage (perhaps the day when smoke stopped coming out of the chimney or parts of the chimney began to fall into the garden), whichever is the later. Even then there maybe a long stop to prevent very stale claims coming to court.
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Reform the so-called discoverability test in the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 relating to the state of knowledge of a creditor in cases of latent damage, such as when a defect emerges in a building long after it was built
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The audit company Ernst and Young has created three legal expert systems: VATIA, Latent Damage Adviser and THUMPER.
In these situations, customers become the victim of what is called latent damage. This describes a device that is partially degraded during manufacturing and handling yet meets product test specifications and is ultimately shipped to a customer.
Some states employ a "manifestation rule," meaning the court identifies the date on which any previously latent damage was manifested to trigger coverage.
"The adjuster knows the window of opportunity for loss mitigation is shorter by the hour," as corrosion, contamination, latent damage and weather can increase the loss, not to mention the business interruption costs.
In ESD terms, latent damage occurs when a device is partially degraded during manufacturing and handling, yet it meets product test specifications and is ultimately shipped to a customer.
caused significant latent damage to the existing airfield lighting cable network.
On the other hand, latent damages occur in the storage with the reduction in the physiological quality of the product, represented by microscopic cracks, abrasions and internal damages in the embryo (Costa et al., 1979).
On the other hand, we can encounter very elaborate counterfeit integrated circuit parametrically almost identical with original component, but for instance, with reduced reliability, narrower application temperature range, latent damages, or with other dissimilarities hardly detectable in production assembly process.
In addition, many real estate professional bodies in Canada have alerted their members to grower tenants, the latent damages grow houses can cause, and provided guidelines to deal with this risk when selling or re-leasing.