Knott v. Alabama Department of Corrections (INMATE 1)

Filing 4

OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/30/2017. (alm, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION KERRY KNOTT, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, Defendant. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:17cv607-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state prisoner filed housed this at lawsuit Easterling alleging Correctional that he Facility, suffers from “incomplete quadriplegia” and that he is housed in a dorm where he is totally reliant on other prisoners to meet his basic needs, and complaining of the prison’s failure to respond to his request for an accommodation or to accommodate his disability. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate dismissed without Judge that prejudice for plaintiff’s failure to case be file the requisite fees or provide the court with necessary financial information in compliance with an order of this court. recommendation. review of the There After record, are an the no objections independent court and concludes to the de novo that the magistrate judge’s recommendation should be adopted. However, the court nevertheless feels it necessary to bring to the plaintiff’s attention that, if he seeks assistance obtaining accommodations for his disability, he may wish to bring his concerns to the attention of the following attorney, who is serving as a monitor in civil action number 14cv601-MHT Braggs v. Dunn: William Van Der Pol Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program Box 870395 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 30th day of November, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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