ILLINOIS STATUTES OF LIMITATION
Professional Malpractice: 2 years from the date of the act giving rise to the injury. If the injury cannot reasonably be discovered during that two year period, the lawsuit must be filed within four years of the date of the act giving rise to the injury.
Personal Injury: 2 years.
Fraud: Fraudulent concealment, 5 years.
Libel / Slander / Defamation: 1 year
Injury to Personal Property: 5 years.
Product Liability: 2 years from the date of injury. If the injury cannot is not discovered during the initial two year period, the action may be filed within eight years of the time the injury occurred.
Contracts: Written, 10 years; Oral, 5 years.