IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
February 17, 2010
DEMETRICE NORWOOD, BY HIS NEXT FRIEND AND MOTHER, LINDA REDDEN, PLAINTIFF,
WEXFORD HEALTH SOURCES, INC., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge
On November 13, 2009, the Court entered an Order (Doc. 35), pursuant to the Suggestion of Death regarding defendant Brenda Cole (Doc. 34). The Order gave the parties ninety (90) days to make a motion for substitution of party, pursuant to FEDERAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 25(a). The Order further stated that if no timely motion to substitute defendant Cole was made, that the claims against her would be dismissed with prejudice. To date, no such motion has been filed nor has an extension of time to file been sought.
As more than ninety days have passed since the Court's November 13, 2009 Order, it hereby DISMISSES WITH PREJUDICE Plaintiff's claimsagainst defendant Brenda Cole (a.k.a. "Lieutenant Cole"). As such, defendant Cole is hereby terminated as a party defendant in this suit.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David R Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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