UTAH STATUTES OF LIMITATION
Professional Malpractice: Medical malpractice actions must be commenced within two years of the date of the act or omission giving rise to the claim, or within two years of the date the injury was or should have been discovered. If the medical malpractice claim involves a foreign object found within the body of the plaintiff, the action must be filed within one year of the insertion of the object or one year of the date the plaintiff discovers or should have discovered the presence of the object. However, under no circumstances may a medical malpractice action be commenced more than four years from the date of the act or omission giving rise to the injury.
Personal Injury: Generally, four years. Specific causes of action may have different limitations periods. For example, a two year limitations period applies to wrongful death actions.
Fraud: 3 years.
Libel / Slander / Defamation: 1 year.
Injury to Personal Property: 3 years.
Product Liability: 2 years after the plaintiff suffers injury, or within two years from the date the plaintiff discovers or should have discovered the injury.
Contracts: Oral contracts, 4 years; Written contracts, 6 years.