Smitherman v. Stevenson et al

Plaintiff: Harold Smitherman
Defendant: Anthony J. Stevenson, Matthew M. Wisnewski, Matthew Harris, Brian F. Boisse, Erick Colston, Sergeant Pasquel, Sergeant Jane Doe, John Doe, John Moe, Nurse Anne Doe, John Moe 2, John Doe 2, John Doe 3, John Doe 4, John Doe 5, John Moe 3, Kristie Ladouceur, Pamela O'Dell, Jacob R. Robert, Osvaldo Vidal, Kevin Whippen, Micheal Rodriguez, Bruce Gelb, John Doe 6, John Doe 7, John Doe 8, John Doe 9, John Doe 10, John Doe 11, John Doe 12, Jeffrey Cardin, Luis S. Spencer, Donald Griffiths, Greg Bedard, Jamie Lewis, Paul Visconti, D.J. Hager, Meaghan Dupuis and Katherine L. O'neill
Case Number: 1:2013cv10161
Filed: January 25, 2013
Court: Massachusetts District Court
Office: Boston Office
County: Middlesex
Presiding Judge: Mark L. Wolf
Nature of Suit: Prisoner: Civil Rights
Cause of Action: 42:1983 Prisoner Civil Rights
Jury Demanded By: None

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July 12, 2017 85 Opinion or Order of the Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris: ORDER entered granting in part and denying in part 69 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; denying without prejudice 72 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings. The motion for judgment on the pleadings 69 is GRANTED as follows: (1) Insofar as the plaintiff asserts official capacity claims under s 1983, those claims are DISMISSED. (2) All official capacity claims under the Massachusetts Constitution are DISMISSED. (3) All claims under M.G.L. ch. 127, s 22 and M assachusetts regulations are DISMISSED. (4) Count VI, the Due Process claim arising out of Smithermans disciplinary proceeding, is DISMISSED. (5) Count IV--against Gelb, Vidal, Whippen, Rodriguez, Spencer, and Jane Doe--is DISMISSED. (6) Count V s hall be DISMISSED as to Gelb, Bedard, and Ladouceur. (7) Counts III, VII, and VIII shall be severed from this case and within 21 days Smitherman shall notify the Court whether he wants to proceed with a separate action on any of these claims. If Sm itherman does not within 21 days notify the Court that he wishes to pursue Counts III, VII, or VIII, the claims will be dismissed without prejudice. The motion for judgment on the pleadings 69 is otherwise DENIED. (8) Further, as to DOC Defendant Griffeths, counsel for the DOC defendants shall, within 14 days of the date of this order, either (a) notify the Court that service of summons and the complaint is waived as to this defendant; or (b) provide under seal an address at which Griffiths can be served. (9) Defendants D.J. Hager and Meaghan Dupuis Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 72 is DENIED without prejudice pending plaintiffs decision as to when to file a new action. (10) All discovery on the remaining claims shall be completed by November 1, 2017. Any summary judgment motion shall be filed by November 15, 2017. (Copy of this Memorandum and Order sent to plaintiff at MCI Cedar Junction by first-class mail on 7/12/2017.) (PSSA, 3)
February 10, 2014 56 Opinion or Order of the Court Judge Joseph L. Tauro: ORDER entered denying 54 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply ; denying 54 Motion for Hearing; denying without prejudice 55 Motion to Appoint Counsel (PSSA, 3)

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Plaintiff: Harold Smitherman
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Defendant: Anthony J. Stevenson
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