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Bevolo v. Carter, 04-4220

Summary judgment for defendant in a personal injury case arising out of a martial arts demonstration is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff's expert witness disclosure was untimely; and 2) defendant's behavior was not wilful or wanton so as to remove it from the contact sports exception to negligence.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/04/2006
  • Decided 04/20/2006
  • Published 04/20/2006


  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, RIPPLE, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Lance R. Mallon (argued), Mallon Law Firm, Wood River, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas J. Plunkert (argued), Leritz, Plunkert & Bruning, St. Louis, MO, for Defendant-Appellee.
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