Seidelman v. Jefferys et al

Filing 13

ORDER DISMISSING CASE for failure to state a claim and failure to prosecute. Plaintiff did not file an amended complaint by the April 20, 2022 deadline, nor has he otherwise communicated with the Court. The Clerk is DIRECTED to enter judgment consistent with this Order. Signed by Judge David W. Dugan on 5/6/2022. (kgk)

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Case 3:20-cv-00775-DWD Document 13 Filed 05/06/22 Page 1 of 1 Page ID #45 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS JOEY M. SEIDELMAN, III, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) ROB JEFFREYS, ) KATHRYN BUNDY, ) CHRISTOPHER BAILEY, ) CHRISTOPHER SCOTT THOMPSON, ) ) Defendants. ) Case No. 20-cv-775-DWD MEMORANDUM AND ORDER DUGAN, District Judge: On March 21, 2022, the Court directed Plaintiff Joey Seidelman, III, to file an amended complaint by April 20, 2022. (Doc. 12). To date, the Court has not received an amended complaint or any other correspondence from Plaintiff. The Court clearly warned Plaintiff that if he failed to file an amended complaint, his case would be dismissed with prejudice for failure to state a claim or to comply with a court order. Accordingly, the Court will dismiss this matter with prejudice for failure to state a claim and failure to prosecute. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b); James v. McDonald’s Corp., 417 F.3d 672, 681 (7th Cir. 2005) (under Rule 41(b) a court has authority to dismiss an action with prejudice for failure to prosecute if a party does not provide a timely response to a court order). IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: May 6, 2022 _________________________ DAVID W. DUGAN United States District Judge

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