NEW YORK STATUTES OF LIMITATION
Professional Malpractice: Medical Malpractice actions must be filed within thirty months of the date of the act or omission that gave rise to the injury occurred. For malpractice actions based upon the presence of a foreign object within the body of a patient, the action must be filed within one year of the date that the foreign object was or should have been discovered. Other professional negligence actions are governed by a three year statute of limitations.
Personal Injury: 3 years.
Fraud: 6 years.
Libel / Slander / Defamation: 1 year.
Injury to Personal Property: 3 years.
Product Liability: 3 years.
Contracts: 6 years.