Vollmer, Brian v. Clarke, David et al
ORDER transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Signed by District Judge William M. Conley on 2/24/2015. (jef),(ps)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
DAVlD A. CLARKE, et al.,
Plaintiff Brian Vollmer is presently incarcerated by the Wisconsin Department of
Corrections at the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution, which is located in Plymouth,
Vollmer has filed this proposed civil action pursuant to 42 U.S.C.
§ 1983, alleging that he was denied adequate medical care for an ankle injury suffered while
in custody of the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, where all of the defendants are
employed. Neither the parties nor the incidents giving rise to this suit have ties to the
Western District of Wisconsin.
As a result, this case could have and should have been
brought in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, see 28
U.S.C. §§ 130(a), 139l(b). For the convenience of the parties and any potential witnesses,
the court will exercise its authority under 28 U.S.C. §§ l 404(a) & l 406(a), and transfer this
case to the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
IT IS ORDERED that this case is transferred to the United States District Court for
the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Entered this 24th day of February, 2015.
BY THE COURT:
WILLIAM M. CONLEY
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