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Farrell v. Northampton County

United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania

August 3, 2015

MATTHEW FARRELL, Plaintiff,
v.
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, C.O. RYAN KELLY, DANIEL PICCONE, JOHN STOFFA, ROBERT MEYERS, TODD BUSKIRK, JOHN CONKLIN, WILLIAM SWEENEY, CONRAD LAMONT, JOHN DOES I-X, and PAUL SERRANO, Defendants.

ORDER

JAN E. DuBOIS, District Judge.

AND NOW, this 31st day of July, 2015, upon consideration of Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment[1] (Document No. 67, filed September 2, 2014), Defendants' Statement of Material Uncontested Facts (Document No. 68, filed September 2, 2014), Plaintiff's Answer to Defendants' Statement of Purportedly Material Uncontested Facts (Document No. 71, filed October 6, 2014), Plaintiff's Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment (Document No. 72, filed October 6, 2014), Defendants' Reply Brief in Further Support of Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment (Document No. 74, filed October 17, 2014), Plaintiff's Suppliment [sic] to Their Memorandum of Law in Opposition of Defendant's [sic] Motion for Summar [sic] Judgment (Document No. 83, filed April 22, 2015), and Northampton County Defendants' Supplemental Memorandum of Law in Support of Their Motion for Summary Judgment (Document No. 84, filed May 4, 2015), for the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum dated July 31, 2015, IT IS ORDERED that Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART, as follows:

1. Count I: The Motion is GRANTED as to Count I against defendants Kelly, Piccone, Stoffa, Meyers, Buskirk, Conklin, Sweeney, and Lamont, and DENIED as to Count I against defendant Northampton County;

2. Count II: The Motion is GRANTED as to Count II against defendants Piccone and Lamont, and DENIED as to Count II against defendant Kelly. The Motion is also GRANTED as to Count II to the extent that it is based on a theory that defendants Kelly and Piccone entered into a conspiracy to coerce Farrell to drop his pro se Complaint in violation of his First Amendment rights;

3. Count III: The Motion is GRANTED as to Count III against defendant Lamont, and DENIED as to Count III against defendant Kelly;

4. Count IV: The Motion is GRANTED as to Count IV against defendants Northampton County, Kelly, Piccone, Lamont, and Conklin, and DENIED as to Count IV against defendants Stoffa, Meyers, Buskirk, and Sweeney;

5. Count V: The Motion is GRANTED as to Count V against defendants Northampton County, Piccone, Stoffa, Meyers, Buskirk, Conklin, Sweeney, and Lamont in their official and individual capacities. The Motion is GRANTED as to Count V against defendant Kelly in his official capacity, and DENIED as to Count V against defendant Kelly in his individual capacity;

6. Count VI: The Motion is DENIED as to Count VI; and

7. Count IX: The Motion is GRANTED as to Count IX against defendants Piccone and Lamont, and DENIED as to Count IX against defendant Kelly.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendants Piccone, Conklin, Lamont, and John Does I-X are DISMISSED from this action and shall be REMOVED from the caption.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the caption shall be AMENDED to substitute Nathan Piccone for defendant Daniel Piccone.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a telephone conference for the purpose of scheduling further proceedings will be conducted in due course.


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