Patrick v. Alabama Department of Corrections et al (INMATE 1)(JOINT ASSIGN)

Filing 19

OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 6/19/17. (djy, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION ROGER PATRICK, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al., Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:17cv132-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state inmate, filed this lawsuit claiming that his Eighth Amendment rights were violated when he received false medical test results, and also raising state-law claims of malpractice and negligence. removed from state to This lawsuit, which was federal court based on federal-question jurisdiction, is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that defendants' motion for summary judgment be granted as to plaintiff’s Eighth Amendment claim and that his state-law claims be remanded to state court. There are no objections to the recommendation. 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 19th day of June, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2

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