Ward et al v. Noonan et al
Plaintiff: David Ward and Jocelyn Ward
Defendant: Frank Noonan, John M. Yencha, James Dughi, Robert Hutchison, Jeffrey Creeden, John Kern, Brian Fedor, Benjamin Biggus, Thomas Blair, Borough of Canton, Douglas Seeley, Borough of Towanda, John Strozyk, James L. Hart and Jeffrey Miller
Case Number: 3:2011cv00945
Filed: May 17, 2011
Court: US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Office: Scranton Office
County: Dauphin
Presiding Judge: A. Richard Caputo
Nature of Suit: Assault, Libel, and Slander
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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November 25, 2015 Opinion or Order Filing 120 MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re 80 MOTION for Summary Judgment Canton Borough and Chief Douglas Seeley filed by Borough of Canton, 91 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Thomas Blair, Benjamin Bi ggus, Frank Noonan, James Dughi, Jeffrey Miller, Jeffrey Creeden, Brian Fedor, John M. Yencha, John Kern, Robert Hutchison, 82 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Certificate of Non-Concurrence/Concurrence by Stozyk, Hart and Towanda Borough filed by Borough of Towanda. Signed by Honorable A. Richard Caputo on 11/24/15. (jam)
December 7, 2011 Opinion or Order Filing 36 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:(1) The PSP Defendants motion for judgment on the pleadings (Doc. 15) is GRANTED. Mr. Wards state law tort and Fourteenth Amendment claims against Frank Noonan, Jeffrey Miller, John Yencha, James Dughi , Robert Hutchinson, Jeffrey Creeden, John Kern, Brian Fedor, Benjamin Biggus, and Thomas Blair are DISMISSED. The § 1983 claims against Frank Noonan, Jeffrey Miller, John Yencha, Robert Hutchinson, Jeffrey Creeden, John Kern, Brian Fedor, Benj amin Biggus, and Thomas Blair are DISMISSED; but the § 1983 claim against James Dughi was not challenged and thus survives. Mr. Wards punitive damages claim against James Dughi is DISMISSED. Mr. Ward has twenty-one (21) days to amend his compl aint to properly plead § 1983 claims against the Defendants or to properly plead a punitive damages claim against James Dughi; otherwise, the claims will be dismissed with prejudice.(2) The Canton Defendants motion to dismiss (Doc. 17) is GRANTE D. The § 1983, § 1988, and Fourteenth Amendment claims against Douglas Seeley and the Borough of Canton are DISMISSED. Mr. Ward has twenty-one (21) days to amend his complaint to properly plead § 1983 claims against the Defendants; o therwise, the claims will be dismissed with prejudice.(3) The Towanda Defendants motion to dismiss (Doc. 18) is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. The § 1983 claims against James Hart and the Borough of Towanda are DISMISSED, but the claim aga inst John Strozyk survives. The § 1988 and Fourteenth Amendment claims against all Defendants are DISMISSED. The punitive damages claim against John Strozyk is DISMISSED. Mr. Ward has twenty-one (21) days to amend his complaint to properly plead § 1983 claims against James Hart and the Borough of Towanda or to properly plead a punitive damages claim against John Strozyk; otherwise, the claims will be dismissed with prejudice. Signed by Honorable A. Richard Caputo on 12/7/11 (jam, )
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Plaintiff: David Ward
Represented By: Marshall E Anders
Represented By: Ernest D. Preate, Jr.
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Plaintiff: Jocelyn Ward
Represented By: Marshall E Anders
Represented By: Ernest D. Preate, Jr.
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Defendant: Frank Noonan
Represented By: Kenneth L. Joel
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Defendant: John M. Yencha
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Defendant: James Dughi
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Defendant: Robert Hutchison
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Defendant: Jeffrey Creeden
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Defendant: John Kern
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Defendant: Brian Fedor
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Defendant: Benjamin Biggus
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Defendant: Thomas Blair
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Defendant: Borough of Canton
Represented By: Harry Thomas Coleman
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Defendant: Douglas Seeley
Represented By: Harry Thomas Coleman
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Defendant: Borough of Towanda
Represented By: Harry Thomas Coleman
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Defendant: John Strozyk
Represented By: Harry Thomas Coleman
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Defendant: James L. Hart
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Defendant: Jeffrey Miller
Represented By: Kenneth L. Joel
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