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  1. Limitations Refresher Course

    Northern Law BlogMichael HusemanFebruary 6, 2010

    [A] statute of repose differs from a statute of limitations in that a statute of limitations governs the time in which lawsuits may be commenced after a cause of action has accrued, while a statute of repose extinguishes the action itself after a fixed period of time, regardless of when the action accrued." DeLuna v. Burciaga, 223 Ill. 2d 49, 61 (2006).A statute of limitations generally does not begin to run until the plaintiff discovers (or reasonably should have discovered) his injury.