IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
May 19, 2010
NATALIE MIMS, PLAINTIFF,
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Yohn, J.
And now, this 19th day of May, 2010, upon careful consideration of defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiff's first amended complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) (docket no. 8), plaintiff's response, and defendants' reply thereto, it is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART as follows:
(A) Plaintiff's amended complaint is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE to the extent that it seeks to assert: (1) equal protection or substantive due process claims against any defendant, (2) procedural due process claims against the individual defendants, (3) procedural due process claims against the City other than those related to the five-day suspension, (4) retaliation claims against defendants Alderman, Ferguson, and Galloway, and (5) a state law claim for wrongful discharge. Defendants Alderman, Ferguson, and Galloway are DISMISSED as parties to this action.
(B) The balance of the motion is DENIED.
(C) Plaintiff's remaining claims are: (1) her procedural due process claim against the City arising out of her five-day suspension; (2) her retaliation claims against the City arising out of her five-day suspension and retaliatory denial of medical leave; and (3) her retaliation claim against Giannetta arising out of the written warning plaintiff received on August 1, 2008.
William H. Yohn Jr., Judge
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