Nos. 90-2376, 90-2493.

933 F.2d 521 (1991)

William PEARSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Michael A. GATTO, Thomas McWilliams, Major Schomig, and Michael O'Leary, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided May 23, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kenneth N. Flaxman, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff.

Neil F. Hartigan, Atty. Gen., Richard M. Carbonara, Asst. Atty. Gen., and Daniel N. Malato, Asst. Atty. Gen., Chicago, Ill., for defendants.

Before CUMMINGS, RIPPLE and MANION, Circuit Judges.

CUMMINGS, Circuit Judge.

William Pearson appeals the dismissal of his first amended complaint in which he sought to recover damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The district court determined that his suit was time-barred under Illinois' two-year statute of limitations and that Pearson could not claim a disability entitling him to tolling of the statute.


Pearson, proceeding pro se, originally filed suit on November 13, 1985, alleging that...

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