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SECTION 214-E
Action to recover damages for personal injury caused by the infusion of such blood products which result in the contraction of the human ...
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 2
§ 214-e. Action to recover damages for personal injury caused by the
infusion of such blood products which result in the contraction of the
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or AIDS. Notwithstanding any
provision of law to the contrary, any cause of action for an injury or
death against a proprietary manufacturer of blood products for damages
involving the infusion of such blood products which resulted in the
contraction of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or AIDS which
is barred as of the effective date of this section because the
applicable period of limitation has expired is hereby revived, and an
action thereon may be commenced and prosecuted provided such action is
commenced within two years of the effective date of this section. The
provisions of this section shall be inapplicable to any civil action
governed by the statute of limitations of another jurisdiction.