Brennan v. Thomas et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION ADOPTING and ACCEPTING 22 Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge Abdul K Kallon on 7/22/2015. (YMB)
2015 Jul-22 AM 11:56
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
THOMAS G. BRENNAN,
KIM THOMAS, et al.,
Case No. 2:12-cv-4123-AKK-TMP
MEMORANDUM OF OPINION
The magistrate judge filed a report and recommendation on June 25, 2015,
recommending that the defendants’ motion for summary judgment (doc. 22) be
granted on the plaintiff’s federal claims and that such claims be dismissed with
The magistrate judge further recommended that the court decline to
exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the plaintiff’s state law claims of medical
malpractice and negligence and that such claims be dismissed without prejudice. The
parties were allowed fifteen (15) days to file objections and advised that the failure to
file such objections would bar any later challenge or review of the factual findings of
the magistrate judge. No objections have been filed by any party.
Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court
file, including the report and recommendation and the objections thereto, the Court is
of the opinion that the magistrate judge's report is due to be and is hereby is
ADOPTED and the recommendation is ACCEPTED. The court EXPRESSLY finds
that there are no genuine issues of material fact and the defendants are entitled to
judgment as a matter of law on the plaintiff’s federal claims.
Accordingly, the defendants’ motion for summary judgment is due to be
GRANTED and the plaintiff’s federal claims are due to be DISMISSED WITH
PREJUDICE. The court DECLINES to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the
plaintiff’s state law claims of medical malpractice and negligence, and those clams are
due to be DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. A Final Judgment will be entered.
DONE the 22nd day of July, 2015.
ABDUL K. KALLON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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