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Salmon v. Karnes

United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

January 29, 2014

KENNETH SALMON, Plaintiff
v.
WARDEN ROBERT KARNES, et al., Defendants

Jones Judge

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION

THOMAS M. BLEWITT United States Magistrate Judge

I. BACKGROUND.

On October 21, 2013, Plaintiff Kenneth Salmon, formerly an inmate at Lebanon County Correctional Facility (“LCCF”), Pennsylvania, currently an inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Coal Township, Pennsylvania, filed, pro se, a civil rights action with this Court pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. (Doc. 1). Plaintiff also raises Pennsylvania state law claims, including assault and battery. Plaintiff paid the full filing fee.

Plaintiff’s instant Complaint was filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming violations of his constitutional rights. Thus, this Court has subject matter jurisdiction over Plaintiff’s case under 28 U.S.C. § 1331 and §1343(a). The Court can exercise supplemental jurisdiction over Plaintiff ‘s state law claims under 28 U.S.C. § 1367.

Plaintiff’s Complaint consisted of nine typed pages. In his Complaint, Plaintiff named the following fourteen (14) Defendants:

1) Warden Karnes;
2) Deputy Warden Houck;
3) Counselor Tina Doe;
4) Correctional Officer (“CO”) Boud;
5) CO Loyola; 6) CO Cryder;
7) CO Kaley;
8) CO Smith;
9) CO Martin;
10) CO Louden;
11) CO Perkins;
12) Nurse Schmidt;
13) Nurse Hamm; and
14) Randolph Riesterer, Jr.

(Doc. 1, pp. ...


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