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13-653 - Thomas v. Singleton et al (INMATE 1)


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13-653 - Thomas v. Singleton et al (INMATE 1)
August 10, 2016
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RECOMMENDATION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE: The defendants filed a special report, supplemental special report and supporting evidentiary materials addressing Thomas claims for relief. Pursuant to the orders entered in this case, the court deems it appropriate to construe these reports as a motion for summary judgment. It is the RECOMMENDATION of the Magistrate Judge that: 1. The plaintiff's motion to dismiss be GRANTED. 2. The plaintiff's claims against Louis Boyd and the Alabama Department of Corrections be DISMISSED with prejudice. 3. The The defendants motion for summary judgment with respect to the plaintiffs claims against defendants Singleton, LaFogg and Parker be GRANTED in part and DENIED in part as addressed herein. 4. The defendants motion for summary judgment with respect to the plaintiffs claims for monetary damages lodged against defendants Singleton, LaFogg and Parker in their official capacities be GRANTED and these claims be DISMISSED with prejudice as the defendants are entitled to absolute immunity from such relief. 5. The defendants motion for summary judgment as to the plaintiffs claim ofdeliberate indifference against defendant Parker in his individual capacity be GRANTED and this claim be DISMISSED with prejudice. 6. The motion for summary judgment filed on behalf of defendants Singleton and LaFogg with respect to the plaintiffs claims of excessive force lodged against them in their individual capacities be DENIED. 7. This case be set for a jury trial on the plaintiffs surviving claims of excessive force lodged against defendants Singleton and Parker. Objections to R&R due by 8/24/2016. Signed by Honorable Judge Charles S. Coody on 8/10/2016. (dmn, )
September 1, 2016
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this claim is DISMISSED with prejudice. 6. Defendants Louis Boyd, Richard Parker and the Alabama Department of Corrections are DISMISSED as parties. 7. The motion for summary judgment filed on behalf of defendants Singleton and LaFogg with respect toORDER: It is hereby ORDERED as follows: 1. The 35 Recommendation is ADOPTED. 2. The plaintiff's motion to dismiss is GRANTED. 3. The plaintiff's claims against Louis Boyd and the Alabama Department of Corrections are DISMISSED with prejudice. 4. The defendants' motion for summary judgment with respect to the plaintiff's claims for monetary damages lodged against defendants Singleton, LaFogg and Parker in their official capacities is GRANTED and these claims are DISMISSED with prejudice as the defendants are entitled to absolute immunity from such relief. 5. The defendants motion for summary judgment as to the plaintiffs claim of deliberate indifference against defendant Parker in his individual capacity is GRANTED and the plaintiffs claims of excessive force lodged against them in their individual capacities is DENIED. 8. This case be set for a jury trial on the plaintiffs surviving claims of excessive force lodged against defendants Singleton and LaFogg. Signed by Honorable Judge W. Harold Albritton, III on 9/1/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Civil Appeals Checklist)(dmn, )
September 28, 2016
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ORDER that Plaintiff's 42 Motion for Appointment of Counsel is GRANTED as further set out in the order. It is further ORDERED that Joel Thomas Caldwell, Esq. is appointed to represent Ryan Lamar Thomas in this action. Within ten days of the date of this Order, Mr. Caldwell shall file a Notice of Appearance. Signed by Chief Judge William Keith Watkins on 9/28/2016. (dmn, )