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New Illinois Ruling Enforces Cause of Action Accrual Provisions and Holds that Express Indemnity Claims In A Construction Contract Are Subject to a 10 Year Statute of Limitations

/ Owner - December 16, 2014

The Appellate Court for First District of Illinois recently issued a decision with two important holdings for construction lawyers. First, the court held that a third-party express indemnity claim seeking to impose downstream liability for alleged construction defects was subject to the 10-year statute of limitations for breach of written contract claims, and not the four year statute of limitations that applies to construction defect claims.    Read more……..

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