The statute of limitations for products liability claims in North Carolina is 6 years. (NC Gen. Stat. § 1-50). For claims involving defective products, dangerous drugs, or a manufacturing defect in a product, injured parties must bring a civil lawsuit within 6 years of sustaining their injuries. If claims are not brought within their statute of limitations period they will be time barred by the court. If you need help deciding whether to pursue a products liability claim contact our firm today to discuss your case.