IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
June 25, 2008
DAMON JONES, PLAINTIFF,
LORI LAPINA, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT; STANLEY FALOR, PHYSICIAN; AND JOHN OR JANE DOE, MEDICAL RECORDS SUPERVISOR, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Terrence F. McVerry United States District Judge
Judge Terrence F. McVerry
Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan
The above captioned case was initiated by the filing of a Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (doc. no. 1) on September 13, 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.
Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan filed a Report and Recommendation on May 29, 2008 (doc. no.22), recommending that the Motion to Dismiss the Complaint filed by Stanley Falor and Lori Lapina be granted. Plaintiff was served with the Report and Recommendation and advised that he had until June 16, 2008 to file objections to the Report and Recommendation. No objections have been filed.
After de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 25th day of June, 2008;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Motion to Dismiss filed by Defendants Falor and Lapina (doc. no. 20) is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation (doc. no. 22) of Magistrate Judge Lenihan dated May 29, 2008, 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.
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