IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
September 18, 2007
ISAAC MITCHELL, PLAINTIFF,
DR. STANLEY FALOR, MEDICAL DIRECTOR; DIANE MANSON, HCA; JOHN MCANANY, RNS; SHIRLEY HICKMAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT; NANCY ZEIGLER, PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT; LOUIS FOLINO, SUPERINTENDANT; DIANE THOMAS, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER; DAN DAVIS, ACTING GRIEVANCE COORDINATOR; SHARON BURKS, CHIEF HEARING DIRECTOR; JEFFREY BEARD, SECRETARY OF CORRECTIONS; BRANDA MARTIN, CAPITAL CASE UNIT MANAGER, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Terrence F. McVerry
The above captioned case was initiated by the filing of a Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (doc. no. 1) on January 12, 2006, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrate Judges.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation filed on August 21, 2007 (doc. no. 35), recommended that the Partial Motion to Dismiss filed by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Defendants (doc. no. 27) be granted, that the Motion to Dismiss filed by the Medical Defendants (doc. no. 29) be granted, and that Plaintiff's Complaint be dismissed in its entirety in accordance with the screening provisions of the PLRA. The parties were notified that objections to the Report and Recommendation were due by September 7, 2007. No objections have been filed.
After review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 18th day of September, 2007; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Partial Motion to Dismiss filed by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Defendants (doc. no. 27) is GRANTED, that the Motion to Dismiss filed by the Medical Defendants (doc. no. 29) is GRANTED, and that Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED in its entirety in accordance with the screening provisions of the PLRA.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation dated August 21, 2007, (doc. no. 35) of Magistrate Judge Lenihan is ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court mark this case CLOSED.
AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to Rule 4(a)(1) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Plaintiff has thirty (30) days to file a notice of appeal as provided by Rule 3 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
Terrence F. McVerry United States District Judge
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