IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 8, 2012
COREY BRACEY, PLAINTIFF,
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS; SUPERINTENDENT HARLOW; DEPUTY HALL; DEPUTY BRYANT; MAJOR GILLMORE; MAJOR SUTTER; CAPTAIN WHITE; CAPTAIN FRONZ; CAPTAIN MORROW; LIEUTENANT DEAL; SERGEANT WOLFE; CORRECTION OFFICER STAFFORD; MAXINE OVERTON; DR. ROMAN; MENTAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT; WILLIAM WOODS; JOE BROWNLEE; E. BROWNLEE, GR- 9693; CORRECTION OFFICER HARMON; LIEUTENANT IRWIN; AND SERGEANT RUFF, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLaughlin U.S. District Judge
The above-captioned pro se prisoner civil rights case was received by the Clerk of Court on January 4, 2011. It was originally referred to Magistrate Judge Lenihan for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Local Civil Rules 72.C and D.
On June 22, 2011, this case was referred to Magistrate Judge Maureen Kelly. ECF No. . Judge Kelley's Report and Recommendation , filed on February 17, 2012, recommends that the partial motion to dismiss  filed by the DOC Defendants be granted in part and denied in part. Plaintiff was allowed fourteen (14) days from the date of service in which to file objections. Service was made on Plaintiff by certified mail at SCI-Smithfield, where he is incarcerated. No objections to the Report and Recommendation have been filed to date. After de novo review of the complaint and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 8th day of March, 2012;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the motion to dismiss  filed on behalf of the DOC Defendants shall be, and hereby is, GRANTED in part and DENIED in part as follows:
1. The motion shall be GRANTED insofar as it relates to Plaintiff's Eighth Amendment claims arising out of medication distribution security procedures and alleged medical malpractice and, accordingly, those claims shall be, and hereby are, DISMISSED with prejudice;
2. The motion shall be GRANTED insofar as it relates to Plaintiff's claims directed against the Department of Corrections and, accordingly, those claims shall be, and hereby are, DISMISSED with prejudice; and
3. The motion shall be DENIED in all other respects.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation , filed on February 17, 2012 by Magistrate Judge Kelly, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
Sean J. McLaughlin
SCI SMITHFIELD 1120 PIKE STREET BOX 999 HUNTINGDON, PA 16652 Counsel of Record via CM-ECF U.S. Magistrate Judge Kelly
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