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Worthington v. Wilson
Citation:790 F. Supp. 829 (C.D. Ill. 1992)
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Plaintiff was arrested by Defendants. During the process of the arrest, Plaintiff informed Defendants that his left hand was injured. Defendants then twisted Plaintiff’s left hand and wrist, allegedly causing broken bones. In his initial complaint, Plaintiff filed suit against the city and “three unknown named police officers.” Later, Plaintiff amended the complaint to name the Defendants specifically; however, at this time the statute of limitations had expired.
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