Campbell v. Watson et al
ORDER ADOPTING 47 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS in its entirety; granting in part and denying in part 41 Motion for Summary Judgment as set forth. All claims against Sheriff Jason Watson are DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on January 30, 2017. (lw) Modified on 1/30/2017 (to add textlw).
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
HOT SPRINGS DIVISION
STEVEN J. CAMPBELL
JASON WATSON, Sheriff; LARRY CAIN,
Jail Administrator, Clark County Detention
Center; JAMES LANGLEY; and BEN CHANDLER
The Court has received a report and recommendations (Doc. 47) from Chief United States
Magistrate Judge Barry A. Bryant. No objections have been filed and the deadline to file
objections has passed. The Magistrate Judge recommends the Court grant in part and deny in part
Defendants’ motion (Doc. 41) for summary judgment. The Magistrate recommends that Plaintiff’s
official capacity claims and his claims against Defendant Jason Watson be dismissed with
prejudice. The Magistrate further recommends that Plaintiff’s claim for denial of medical care
against Defendants Ben Chandler, James Langley, and Larry Cain remain pending. After careful
review, the Court finds that the Magistrate’s report contains no clear error and that the report and
recommendations should be, and hereby is ADOPTED IN ITS ENTIRETY.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Defendants motion for summary judgment (Doc. 41)
is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. The motion is GRANTED IN PART insofar as
Plaintiff’s official capacity claims and his claims against Sheriff Jason Watson in his individual
capacity are DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The motion is otherwise DENIED insofar as
Plaintiff’s claims for denial of medical care remain pending against the remaining Defendants in
their individual capacities.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 30th day of January, 2017.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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