What is the stat.of limitation on a wrongful death law suit in the state of illinois

i have a wrongful death suit thats been going on for six years and its been refiled because they tried to dismiss the case and the judge overuled

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Marshall Ross Hoekel

Marshall Ross Hoekel

Personal Injury Lawyer - Saint Louis, MO

The statute of limitations for Wrongful Death in Illinois is 2 years. 740 ILCS 180/2.

Children are able to sue 2 years after reaching the age of majority.

If an action is against a defendant which action arises from a crime committed by the defendant in whose name an escrow account was established under the "Criminal Victims Escrow Account Act" 725 ILCS 145/1 et seq., the action must be commenced within 2 years after the establishment of such an account.

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