How long does someone have to sue for personal injury? 2 Answers as of February 02, 2012

How long does someone have to sue for personal injury? What if the defendant can't be found?

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Bozich & Korn | Joseph A. Korn
Generally speaking, you have 2 years from the date of injury to file a law suit for personal injuries. Under specific circumstances the statute of limitations may shorter than 2 years. Serving and/or locating the Defendant is a different issue from the filing of suit.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 2/2/2012
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