IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
July 24, 2012
RECCO FORD, PLAINTIFF,
CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ronald L. Buckwalter, S.J.
AND NOW, this 24thday of July, 2012, upon consideration of Defendant the City of Philadelphia's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint (Docket No. 4), and Plaintiff's Response in Opposition (Docket No. 5), it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant's Motion is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART as follows:
1. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's false arrest and false imprisonment state law claims is GRANTED, as Plaintiff concedes that these claims are barred by the applicable statute of limitations;
2. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss the municipal liability claim asserted against the City of Philadelphia pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 is DENIED.
It is so ORDERED.
BY THE COURT:
Ronald L. Buckwalter
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