Two year limitation - 42 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 5524

     § 5524.  Two year limitation.
        The following actions and proceedings must be commenced
     within two years:
            (1)  An action for assault, battery, false imprisonment,
        false arrest, malicious prosecution or malicious abuse of
            (2)  An action to recover damages for injuries to the
        person or for the death of an individual caused by the
        wrongful act or neglect or unlawful violence or negligence of
            (3)  An action for taking, detaining or injuring personal
        property, including actions for specific recovery thereof.
            (4)  An action for waste or trespass of real property.
            (5)  An action upon a statute for a civil penalty or
            (6)  An action against any officer of any government unit
        for the nonpayment of money or the nondelivery of property
        collected upon on execution or otherwise in his possession.
            (7)  Any other action or proceeding to recover damages
        for injury to person or property which is founded on
        negligent, intentional, or otherwise tortious conduct or any
        other action or proceeding sounding in trespass, including
        deceit or fraud, except an action or proceeding subject to
        another limitation specified in this subchapter.
            (8)  (Deleted by amendment).
     (Dec. 20, 1982, P.L.1409, No.326, eff. 60 days; Dec. 17, 2001,
     P.L.904, No.101, eff. 60 days; Nov. 24, 2004, P.L.1243, No.152,
     eff. imd.)

        Cross References.  Section 5524 is referred to in section
     1553 of Title 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations).
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