IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
December 1, 2009
JEFFREY T. ELLIS, PLAINTIFF,
HANSEN & ADKINS AUTO TRANSPORT, ET AL., DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge
The Court, being fully advised in the premises, hereby finds that under the logic of Smith v. Check-n-Go, 200 F.3d 511 (7th Cir. 1999) and other cases, and given the similarities between this case and another, already before District Judge G. Patrick Murphy, this case should be reassigned to Judge Murphy. Accordingly, the Court REASSIGNS this case to District Judge Murphy for further proceedings. All further proceedings shall bear the case number 09-CV-677-GPM.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David R Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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