United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
March 18, 2015
TROY COULSTON, Plaintiff,
STEVEN GLUNT, KENNETH HOLLIBAUGH, JEFFREY BEARD, SEAN DOMANICK, ROBERT ROSENBAUM, DAVID CLOSE, DAVID KESSLING, SERGEANT JOHN SAWTELLE, ROBERT REED, ROBERT MACINTYRE, TRACY WILLIAMS, DORINA VARNER, JOHN DOE, Defendants.
KIM R. GIBSON, District Judge.
Plaintiff commenced the above-captioned case at Civil Action No. 3:12-cv-154 by filing a Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on August 7, 2012. (ECF No. 1.) Plaintiffs Motion was granted on August 13, 2012 and the Clerk was directed to file the Complaint. The case was referred to Magistrate Judge Lenihan for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.C and 72.D of the Local Rules of Court.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 108) filed on February 13, 2015, recommended that the Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Defendants Sean Domanick, Kenneth Hollibaugh, and Robert Rosenbaum (ECF No.85) be granted. Service was made on the pro se Plaintiff at his address of record, and on counsel of record by via electronic mail. The parties were informed that in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and (C), and Local Rule of Court 72.D.2, the parties had fourteen (14) days from the date of service to file objections to the Report and Recommendation. Plaintiff was granted an extension until March 24, 2015 to file his objections. On March 17, 2015, Plaintiff filed Objections (ECF No. 112).
After review of the pleadings, documents in the case, and the Objections, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following Order is entered:
AND NOW, this 18th day of March 2015, it is hereby ORDERED that the Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No. 85) is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 108) of Magistrate Judge Lenihan, dated February 13, 2015, is adopted as the Opinion of the Court.