Lewis v. Bonner et al
ORDER granting 21 Defendant's Motion to Compel. Plaintiff is ordered to sign and produce a Medical Authorization within ten days of the date of this Order. Failure to comply with this Order may result in the dismissal of his claims against the Defendants. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 08/28/2012. (jak) (Docket text modified on 8/28/2012 to correct the description of the linked document.) (thd)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ANTHONY ANTWON LEWIS,
TERESA BONNER, Chief Jailer,
Crittenden County Detention Facility; et al.
Before the Court is Defendants’ Motion to Compel (Doc. No. 21). During the course of
discovery, Defendants requested that Plaintiff sign and produce a Medical Authorization to permit
Defendants to obtain copies of medical records in accordance with HIPAA. Plaintiff has refused to
comply with Defendants’ request.
After careful review, the Court finds that Plaintiff’s medical records are relevant and
necessary. Defendants’ Motion to Compel (Doc. 21) is hereby GRANTED. Plaintiff is ordered to
sign and produce a Medical Authorization within ten days of the date of this Order. Failure to
comply with this Order may result in the dismissal of his claims against the Defendants.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 28th day of August, 2012.
JOE J. VOLPE
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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