Wilson v. Comcast Cable
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO FILE AMENDED COMPLAINT by 6/20/14 re 1 Complaint filed by Ronnette Wilson. Signed by District Judge Patrick J. Duggan. (MOre)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Civil Action No.
Honorable Patrick J. Duggan
ORDER REQUIRING PLAINTIFF TO FILE AN AMENDED COMPLAINT
This matter is presently before the Court on the Court’s own review of the complaint,
which was filed on June 5, 2014. The complaint is a form complaint. Under the “statement of
claim” section prompting Plaintiff to “briefly state the facts of your case,” Plaintiff writes, in full:
“On April 13, 2013 the defendant Comcast Cable has violated the Americans with disabilities act
This lead to my stress, mental and physical conditions of my disable not my
performance.” Dkt. 1, Page ID 1-2. The Court is unable to glean from this statement what
happened to give rise to Plaintiff’s purported claim. Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure
8(a)(2), all complaints must contain “a short and plain statement of the claim showing that the
pleader is entitled to relief.” The complaint in this case does not satisfy this requirement because
it does not contain a comprehensible narrative explaining what happened leading up to the filing of
this lawsuit. By June 20, 2014, Plaintiff shall file an amended complaint that makes sense and
satisfies the requirements of Rule 8(a). Failure to comply with this order will result in the
dismissal of this case without prejudice pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B).
Dated: June 10, 2014
s/PATRICK J. DUGGAN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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