Merten v. Gilbert et al - Document 16
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 13 Plaintiff's Eighth Amendment claims against Defendant Officer Gardner will proceed, all other claims are Dismissed Without Prejudice, signed by Judge Ronald B. Leighton. (DN) Modified on 1/10/2012 (DN). (Copy mailed to plaintiff.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
RICHARD DEAN MERTEN,
WELDON MARK GILBERT, PIERCE
COUNTY JAIL, and OFFICER GARDNER,
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND
No. C11-5641 RBL/KLS
The Court, having reviewed the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Karen
L. Strombom, objections to the Report and Recommendation [Dkt. #13], and the remaining
record, does hereby find and ORDER:
The Court adopts the Report and Recommendation.
This action shall proceed on Plaintiff’s Eighth Amendment claims against
Defendant Officer Gardner only; all other claims are Dismissed Without
Prejudice prior to service for failure to state a claim.
The Clerk is directed to send copies of this Order to Plaintiff, counsel for any
Defendants who have appeared, and to the Hon. Karen L. Strombom.
DATED this 10th day of January, 2012.
RONALD B. LEIGHTON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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