United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
William I. Arbuckle U.S. Magistrate Judge.
March 6, 2019, Plaintiff Shequan Dave Bridgemahon
(“Plaintiff”) initiated this pro se
civil rights action against Defendant State of Pennsylvania
(“Defendant”). (Doc. 1). Also on March 6, 2019,
Plaintiff filed a Motion requesting leave of court to proceed
in forma pauperis. (Doc. 2), which was granted (Doc.
25, 2019, I issued an Order informing Plaintiff that, after
conducting an initial screening review of his Complaint, I
concluded that it failed to state a claim upon which relief
could be granted. (Doc. 6). In that Order, I explained the
defects in Plaintiff's Complaint and gave him leave to
cure those defects by filing an amended complaint on or
before July 15, 2019. Id. Plaintiff was advised that
the failure to file an amended complaint would result in the
dismissal of his entire case. Id.
date, Plaintiff has not filed an amended complaint. IT IS
HEARBY RECOMMENDED that Plaintiff's Complaint (Doc. 1) be
DISMISSED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii).
Upon being detained I informed the detectives that I am a
type 1 diabetic. Insulin dependent this is crucial to my
health. The officers told me that I would receive medical
attention in the county jail. I had to be taken to the
hospital from being deprived of my medication. Once being
taken to SCPD and released the same day. As Centre County I
was denied any medical attention because I wasn't
committed to the jail yet. My sickness then got worst. I had
to be rushed to the ICU at Mount Nittany Medical due to no
(Doc. 1, p. 2).
relief, Plaintiff requests “3 million dollars.”
(Doc. 1, p. 2).
LEGAL STANDARD FOR REVIEWING COMPLAINTS FILED BY PRO
SE PLAINTIFFS PROCEEDING IN FORMA PAUPERIS
Court has a statutory obligation to conduct a preliminary
review of pro se complaints brought by
litigants given leave to proceed in forma pauperis.
Specifically, the Court is obliged to review the complaint in
accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), which provides,
in pertinent part:
(2) Notwithstanding any filing fee, or any portion thereof,
that may have been paid, the court shall dismiss the case at