Murry v. Arkansas Children's Hospital et al

Filing 19

ORDER dismissing Murry's claims against defendants Batchelor and Winslow with prejudice. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 1/8/13. (kpr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION MARCUS MURRY v. PLAINTIFF No. 4:12-cv-374-DPM ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL; LORI BATCHELOR and MARK WINSLOW DEFENDANTS ORDER Murry asked the Court to reconsider dismissing his claims against Batchelor and Winslow for lack of service. Document Nos. 13 & 14. It has. Document No. 15. Murry says the hospital told him they would serve their employees. Document Nos. 14 & 18. The hospital says it has no record of this conversation with Murry. Document No. 16. Although these circumstances present a factual dispute about service, it is moot because, as Arkansas Children's Hospital correctly notes, individuals are not proper defendants in Title VII discrimination suits. Lenhardt v. Basic Institute of Tech., Inc., 55 F.3d 377, 381 (8th Cir. 1995). Murry's claims against defendants Batchelor and Winslow are therefore dismissed with prejudice. So Ordered. u D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge 8/~ d7J/J u I

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