(820 ILCS 310/8)
(from Ch. 48, par. 172.43)
Whenever by virtue of the provisions of Section 7 of this
Act an employee seeks to exercise any right or remedy provided in the
Workers' Compensation Act, the period of limitation, except as in this
Act otherwise provided, shall be the same as under the Workers'
Compensation Act, and where applicable shall begin to run from the date
of disablement instead of the date of accident.
(Source: P.A. 81-992.)