Medical Malpractice- Statute of Limitations
Any action for personal injury or death against a physician or hospital must be filed within two years from the date the claimant knew or reasonably should have known of the injury. 735 Ill. Comp. Stat. Ann. Section 5/13-212. However, in no instance, may a claimant bring an action more than four years after the date on which the alleged act or omission occurred.