IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 4, 2008
JOHN EDWARD GALLAGHER, PLAINTIFF
DR. WILCOX, SOUTHERN HEALTH PARTNERS; HAY BUTLER COUNTY PRISON, DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Terrence F. McVerry
Magistrate Judge Amy Reynolds
AND NOW, this 4th day of January, 2008, after the Plaintiff, John Edward Gallagher, filed an action in the above-captioned case, and after Defendants Dr. Wilcox and Southern Health Partners filed a motion to dismiss, and after Plaintiff filed a motion for preliminary injunction, and after a Report and Recommendation was filed by the United States Magistrate Judge granting the parties ten days after being served with a copy to file written objections thereto, and no objections having been filed, and upon independent review of the motions and the record, and upon consideration of the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, which is adopted as the opinion of this Court,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Defendants Dr. Wilcox and Southern Health Partners' motion to dismiss  is denied in part and granted in part. It is granted as to all of Plaintiff's claims against Dr. Wilcox except for the claim that in early 2006 he refused to prescribe increased insulin for Plaintiff because Plaintiff refused to pay the fee for a doctor's visit. It is granted as to Southern Health Partners and they are dismissed as a party defendant.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Butler County Prison is dismissed as a party defendant pursuant to the PLRA.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction  is denied as moot.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 4(a)(1) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, if the parties desire to appeal from this Order they must do so within thirty (30) days by filing a notice of appeal as provided in Rule 3, Fed.R.App.P.
Terrence F. McVerry United States District Judge
Honorable Amy Reynolds Hay United States Magistrate Judge
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