Watt v. USA

Filing 29

ORDER adopting 27 Recommendation and overruling 28 Objections. The United States' 13 Motion for Summary Judgment is granted. Watt's complaint will be dismissed with prejudice. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 10/31/2017. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS EASTERN DIVISION SHELDON DEAN CHRISTOPHER WATT Reg. #26435-018 v. PLAINTIFF No. 2:16-cv-99-DPM UNITED ST A TES OF AMERICA DEFENDANT ORDER On de nova review, the Court adopts Magistrate Judge Deere's recommendation, Ng 27, and overrules Watt's objections, Ng 28. FED. R. Crv. P. 72(b)(3). Arkansas law requires expert testimony for this kind of claim. And no compelling circumstances justify appointing an expert in this case. Rueben v. United States, 2014 WL 5460574, at *4 & n.5 (E.D. Ark. 2014). The United States' motion for summary judgment, Ng 13, is therefore granted. Watt's complaint will be dismissed with prejudice. So Ordered. D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge

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