In Wisconsin the personal injury claim time limit is three years for most negligence based personal injuries, including those caused the negligent driving of a motor vehicle. However, an action brought to recover damages for death caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of another and arising from an accident involving a motor vehicle shall be commenced within 2 years after the cause of action accrues or be barred. See Wis. Stats. Sec. 893.54.