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Eskridge v. Cook County, No. 08-2980

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By FindLaw Staff on August 19, 2009 1:31 PM

In a medical malpractice action, denial of plaintiffs' motion for relief from a voluntary dismissal order under Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b) is affirmed where the district court did not abuse its discretion in finding that plaintiffs' actions were voluntary and their counsel's actions did not amount to mistake, inadvertence, surprise, or excusable neglect in order to obtain relief.       

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Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued May 28, 2009
Decided August 17, 2009


Before EVANS and WILLIAMS and TINDER, Circuit Judges 
Opinion by TINDER, Circuit Judge.

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