Taylor v. Arizona, State of et al

Filing 54

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION re 50 Order to Show Cause: Recommending that the District Court issue an order dismissing without prejudice the dfts listed in this Report. Any party may serve & file written objections within 10 days of being served with a copy of this Report and Recommendation. If objections are not timely filed, they may be deemed waived. The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Report and Recommendation to the pla and the dfts. Signed by Magistrate Judge Glenda E Edmonds on 7/17/09.(BAC, )

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Benjamin Robert Taylor, an individual, ) ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) ) State of Arizona; et al., ) ) Defendants. ) ) No. CIV 08-139-PHX-JAT (GEE) REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA The plaintiff in this action claims his Eighth Amendment rights were violated when the defendants denied him the use of his wheelchair and medications while he was incarcerated in the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence, Arizona. He further claims his treatment violated his rights under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. On December 12, 2008, this court issued a service order which ordered service of the plaintiff's complaint and warned that "[i]f Plaintiff does not either obtain a waiver of service of the summons or complete service of the Summons and Second Amended Complaint on a Defendant within 120 days of the filing of the Complaint or within 60 days of the filing of this Order, whichever is later, the action may be dismissed as to each Defendant not served." (Doc. # 16) (citing Fed.R.Civ.P. 4(m); LRCiv 16.2(b)(2)(B)(I)). The deadlines passed, but the plaintiff was unable to obtain a waiver or complete service on a number of defendants: Robert Stewart, Jane Doe Stewart, John Doe Struebeck, Jane Doe Struebeck, John Doe Long, 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Jane Doe Long, John Doe Love, Jane Doe Love, John Doe Lewis, Jane Doe Lewis, John Doe Munz, Jane Doe Munz, John Doe Grabowski, Jane Doe Grabowski, and John and Jane Does I-X. On June 18, 2009, this court issued the plaintiff an order to show cause why these defendants should not be dismissed. On June 30, the plaintiff filed a response stating he has no objection to these defendant being dismissed from this action without prejudice. RECOMMENDATION The Magistrate Judge recommends that the District Court issue an order dismissing without prejudice the following defendants: Robert Stewart, Jane Doe Stewart, John Doe Struebeck, Jane Doe Struebeck, John Doe Long, Jane Doe Long, John Doe Love, Jane Doe Love, John Doe Lewis, Jane Doe Lewis, John Doe Munz, Jane Doe Munz, John Doe Grabowski, Jane Doe Grabowski, and John and Jane Does I-X. See Fed.R.Civ.P. 4(m); LRCiv 16.2(b)(2)(B)(I). Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636 (b), any party may serve and file written objections within 10 days of being served with a copy of this Report and Recommendation. If objections are not timely filed, they may be deemed waived. The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Report and Recommendation to the plaintiff and the defendants. DATED this 17th day of July, 2009. -2-

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