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17-1659 - Abrams v. Waters et al

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17-1659 - Abrams v. Waters et al
November 1, 2017
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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE (see attached) directing Defendants to show cause on or before November 27, 2017, why Plaintiff's 6 Motion for a Preliminary Injunction should not be granted. The Clerk shall mail a certified copy of the 1 Complaint, the Plaintiff's 6 Motion for Preliminary Injunction, and this Order to the Defendants, consistent with directions set forth in this Order. Defendants, or their counsel, must enter appearances and file responsive papers to Plaintiff's 6 motion for preliminary injunctive relief on or before Monday, November 27, 2017. Plaintiff may file a reply to Defendants' responsive papers on or before Monday, December 4, 2017. Upon review of these submissions, the Court will determine whether to hold a hearing or to rule based on the evidence presented in the parties' papers. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on November 1, 2017. (Dorais, L.)
February 2, 2018
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INITIAL REVIEW ORDER (see attached). Upon the Court's review of Plaintiff's Complaint pursuant to 28 US.C. § 1915A, the case may proceed only on the following federal claims: Eighth Amendment claim for "excessive force" against Phillips, Eighth Amendment claim for "failure to protect" from harm against Nunez, and Eighth Amendment hazardous "conditions of confinement" claim against Watson. Each federal claim is permitted against the defendant solely in his individual capacity for money damages. Abrams's state law claims of assault, battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress may proceed against Phillips in his individual capacity for damages. All other state law claims and all requests for declaratory relief are DISMISSED. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on February 2, 2018. (Dorais, L.)
March 26, 2018
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RULING (see attached) denying 6 Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on March 26, 2018. (Dorais, L.)
June 8, 2018
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RULING (see attached) granting Plaintiff's 18 Motion for Leave to File An Amended Complaint, pursuant to Rule 15(a), Fed. R. Civ. P., but striking certain specified claims from Plaintiff's 18 Amended Complaint for failing to state claims upon which relief may be granted, 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. (See contents of Ruling as to stricken claims.) Upon entry of this Ruling, the Clerk is directed to file Plaintiff's 18 Amended Complaint as a separate entry on the case docket. Defendants must thereafter answer or respond to the Amended Complaint (i.e., those claims the Court has ruled may proceed) on or before July 6, 2018. Signed by Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr. on June 8, 2018.(Dorais, L.)