Title 28 Limitation Of Actions 28-3-104. Personal tort actions; actions against certain professionals., Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-3-104


(1) Except as provided in subdivision (a)(2), the following actions shall be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrued:
(A) Actions for libel, injuries to the person, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, or breach of marriage promise;
(B) Civil actions for compensatory or punitive damages, or both, brought under the federal civil rights statutes; and
(C) Actions for statutory penalties.
(2) A cause of action listed in subdivision (a)(1) shall be commenced within two (2) years after the cause of action accrued, if: