(1) Except as provided in 27-2-216 , the period prescribed for the commencement of an action upon a liability not founded upon an instrument in writing is within 3 years.
(2) The period prescribed for the commencement of an action to recover damages for the death of one caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another is within 3 years, except when the wrongful death is the result of a homicide, in which case the period is within 10 years.
(3) The period prescribed for the commencement of an action for libel, slander, assault, battery, false imprisonment, or seduction is within 2 years.
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