Nos. 1-99-1092, 1-99-1093.

729 N.E.2d 59 (2000)

312 Ill. App.3d 965

246 Ill.Dec. 59

Dwayne NOAKES, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION, Defendant-Appellee.

Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Second Division.

April 11, 2000.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Cooney and Cooney, James E. Ocasek, Chicago, for Appellant.

Lord, Bissell & Brook, Chicago (Diane I. Jennings, Susan K. Laing, Leslie J. Rosen, of counsel), for Appellee.

Justice McNULTY delivered the opinion of the court:

Dwayne Noakes sued National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) under the Federal Employers' Liability Act 45 U.S.C. § 51 et seq. (1988) (FELA). He later voluntarily dismissed the case, and then he tried to resurrect it in two different ways. He filed a new lawsuit, but the trial court dismissed it under the FELA statute of limitations. He then moved to vacate the voluntary dismissal, but the trial...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases