Walker v. Scott et al (INMATE 2)

Filing 16

OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 2/22/2016. (kh, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION JERRY ALAN WALKER, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. CORRECTIONAL OFFICER R. SCOTT, Defendant. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:15cv652-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state inmate, filed this lawsuit complaining that he was assaulted by the defendant correctional officer while restrained and that the officer failed to report the incident as required by policy. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that plaintiff’s claims against the defendant be dismissed without prejudice for failure to effect service of process on this individual in accordance with applicable procedural rules. are no objections to the recommendation. There After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the magistrate judge’s recommendation should be adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 22nd day of February, 2016. /s/ Myron H. Thompson____ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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