Powell v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. The complaint shall be filed without payment of fees. Ordered by Magistrate Judge Cheryl R. Zwart. (Copy mailed to pro se party with forms)(JAB)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
RONALD POWELL, an individual;
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF
Plaintiff has filed an application to proceed with this litigation without prepaying fees or
(Filing No. 2).
The information contained in plaintiff's affidavit demonstrates that
plaintiff is eligible to proceed in forma pauperis.
IT IS ORDERED:
Plaintiff's application, (Filing No. 2) is granted, and the complaint shall be filed
without payment of fees.
The Clerk of Court shall send a copy of this Memorandum and Order together
with one summons forms and one USM-285 form to Plaintiff's attorney of record for service of
process on the defendant(s).
If the plaintiff is not requesting service by United States Marshal, Plaintiff's
counsel shall, as soon as possible, complete the summons forms and return them to the Clerk of
the court to be issued. The issued summons will then be returned to plaintiff’s counsel for
service on the defendant(s).
If the plaintiff is requesting service by the United States Marshal, Plaintiff’s
counsel shall, as soon as possible, complete the USM-285 forms and the summons forms and
return them to the Clerk of the court. The Clerk of the court will sign the summons forms, to be
forwarded with a copy of Plaintiff’s Complaint to the U.S. Marshal for service of process. The
Clerk of the court will copy the Complaint; Plaintiff’s counsel need not do so. The Marshal shall
serve the summons and the Complaint without payment of costs or fees.
This order is entered without prejudice to the court later entering an order taxing
costs in this case. No one, including any plaintiff, is relieved by this order from the obligation to
pay or to reimburse taxable costs after this action is over.
October 26, 2015.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Cheryl R. Zwart
United States Magistrate Judge
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