Gillard v. Wilkerson et al

Filing 159

ORDER ADOPTING 157 Recommended Disposition. The Medical Defendants' 131 Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED. Mr. Gillard's remaining deliberate-indifference claims are DISMISSED with prejudice. Because Mr. Gillard's constituti onal claims have been DISMISSED, the Court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over his state law negligence claims. Those claims are DISMISSED without prejudice. Mr. Gillard's Motion to amend and motion for order 124 and 151 are DENIED. Signed by Judge James M. Moody Jr. on 10/30/2015. (mcz)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION LEVESTER GILLARD, SR. ADC #92839 V. PLAINTIFF CASE NO. 5:14-CV-170 JM/BD CONNIE WILKERSON, et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER The Court has received a Recommended Disposition (“Recommendation”) filed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere. After careful review of the Recommendation and the timely objections, as well as a de novo review of the record, the Court concludes that the Recommendation should be, and hereby is, approved and adopted as this Court’s findings in all respects. The Medical Defendants’ motion for summary judgment (docket entry #131) is GRANTED. Mr. Gillard’s remaining deliberate-indifference claims are DISMISSED, with prejudice. Because Mr. Gillard’s constitutional claims have been DISMISSED, the Court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over Mr. Gillard’s state-law negligence claims. Those claims are DISMISSED, without prejudice. Mr. Gillard’s motion to amend and his motion for order (#124 and #151) are DENIED. IT IS SO ORDERED this 30th day of October, 2015. ________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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