Blevins v. Swing et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION - Signed by Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan on 2/09/2018. (copy mailed to Jason Blevins) (KMK, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
AUSTIN SWING, TIM LOKEY,
MARY WEST, JENNIFFER LITTLE,
SOUTHERN HEALTH GROUP,
BECKY and TONYA EDWARDS,
This pro se prisoner’s civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 was filed on December 7,
2017 [Doc. 1]. On January 3, 2018, the Court entered a Memorandum and Order screening the
complaint to determine whether, inter alia, the pleading failed to state a claim which would entitle
Plaintiff to relief under § 1983 [Doc. 3]. The Court found that the complaint, as pled, failed to
state a claim, but that it might state a claim if Plaintiff amended certain allegations [Id.]. Thus, the
Court allowed Plaintiff twenty-one days from that date to amend those allegations [Id.].
More than twenty-one days have passed, and Plaintiff has failed to amend his complaint or
otherwise respond to the Court’s order. Therefore, this case will be DISMISSED for failure to
state a claim for relief, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), and for Plaintiff’s failure to prosecute and to comply
with the orders of this Court, Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b).
AN APPROPRIATE ORDER WILL ENTER.
s/ Thomas A. Varlan
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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