Idaho Statute of Limitations
A cause of action for wrongful death accrues on the date of death and must be filed within two years of that date.
Personal Injury Actions
These actions must be brought within two years of the date the injury occurred.
Medical Malpractice Actions
Actions against health care providers must be filed within two years of the date that the act giving rise to the injury occurred.
Medical Malpractice Actions Based on a Foreign Object Left in the Body
These actions must be brought within two years of the date the injured party knows or should have known of the injury.
Products Liability Actions
Products liability actions must be brought within two years after the plaintiff suffers the injury. Also, a claim must be brought within the useful safe life of the product, and a presumption arises that the useful safe life has ended if the action is brought after 10 years from the time of delivery of the product.
Special Rules for Minors
Except in cases of wrongful death, the statute of limitations begins to run on the minor's 18th birthday. However, the statute of limitations may not be tolled for more than six years because of minority status.
A workers' compensation claim must be filed within one year after the date of the accident or death. If compensation has been discontinued, a request for hearing must be made within five years of the date of the accident or first manifestation of occupational disease.
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