VanDyke v. SWVRJ Abingdon Facility, No. 7:2012cv00177 - Document 5 (W.D. Va. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Glen E. Conrad on 04/30/2012. (kab)
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cŠv s OFFI U. Dî COURY CE S. SI AT ROAXOKE, VA F4 ED L AP 32 2 1 q 92 I THE UNI N TED STATES DI STRI COURT CT FO R TH E W ESTERN D I STR I O F VI G I I CT R N A R O A N O K E D I ISIO N V BRETT ANTHONY VANDYKL J A . ULI , LERK BY; DEPUW C E CASE NO.7: 12CV00177 Pl nt f , ai i f M EM O M N D UM O PI I N N O VS. SW VRJ A BI G D O N FA C I TY , N LI By: G l n E.C onr e ad C hi fU nie St e D i t i tJudge e t d at s s r c Dee f ndant . Br t Ant e t hony V a D yke,aV i gi a i a e pr e ng pr K ,fl d t s c vi r g s n r ni nm t oce di o ie hi i l i ht a tonptrua t 42U. C.j 1 algi t tofii sa t Sout tVigi aRe o l ci ls nt o S. 983, le ng ha fcal t he hwes r ni gina J i (t j i'ha ep o i e hm wi ia e u t me ia te t n f raf o rs ,nv oain al the al) v r v d d i t n d q ae dc lr ame t o o t a h i i lto t ' h ofhi co tt i lrght . Thec tfndst tt ealegai nsf lt sa ea cai s nsiutona i s our i ha hes l to ai o t t ny l m aci bl t rj1 3 a s tona e mde 98 nd umma iydimis Va rl s ses nDyke' c ai . s ompl nt V a Dyke a l est f l i s que ofe nt . Van Dyke de ope a r h on hi n leg he olow ng e nce ve s vel d as s f o a d fldasc c l rq e t Th j i d co e mie tec n iin a dp e ci da o t n ie ik al e u s. e al o tr xa n d h o dto n r srbe media i ca ld Vitr l W he t sme c ton di nothep Va Dyke' co ton,hefld a c ton le se a . n hi di a i d l n s ndii ie sc e ond sc c lr ue t W ihoutl dng a V a Dyke' f e ort r h, he doct pr crbe a i k al eq s . t ool t n s e t he as t or es i d ne m e cai n.Afe t t r o f t a nt nt t docorpr s rbe Dil n,a t as w di to tr he hid r ourh ppoi me , he t e c i d fuea t t ye i ec i pi1' Va Dyket t sm e c ton t ort e iec l 'buthi i ondii n onl nf ton 1. n ' ook hi di ai t he ntr yce, f ' sç c to y wor e d, a hefl a he sc c lr que t A dif r tdoc ore m i Va Dyket s s ne ' nd ' ied not r i k al e s . fe en t xa ned n hi tm e a t d hi t tt pr vi doc ors d no ha pr s rbe a oft ot r i nd ol m ha he e ous t houl t ve e c i d ny he he me iai n .Va Dy ec mp anst thej i' me ia p rome h v no tk na s mpe d c to s n k o li ha t als dc l es r l a e t a e ny a ls ordo a t s s t di cove w ha hi c ton i ,a ye t y ha c r hi f e c ne ny e t o s r t s ondii s nd t he ve ha ged m or a h docorvii a m e ca i r lt t t s m ef r s t st nd di ton, e aed o he n oot a h.W he Va Dyke fl agre nce n n ied i va a o t i p o lmsg ti me ia te t n a tej i,h r s ns a v s dhi t ds o tn e b u h s r b e et ng d c l rame t t h al te epo e d ie m o ic n iu us ng t m e ca i i he ha c e ns i he di ton f d onc r . 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O nl a prs of i a ' de i r t i f er nc t a i a e' s rousm e c lne ds y i on fci l s lbe a e ndif e e o n nm t s e i di a e vi aest Eiht Ame olt he g h ndme .SeeEselev.Ga e, U. 97,1 ( 976 . A s fcinty nt tl mbl 429 S. 02 1 ) ufi e l s rous m edi alne i S t tha be n di gnos d by a phys c a a m a tng tea m e o ei c ed s û ha s e a one e i i n s nda i r t nt r onet ti s obvi ust te n a 1y pe s woul ea iy r ogni t ne s iy f a doc ors ha s o o ha ve a r on d sl ec ze he ce st or t ' atnton. 1 v.Slrve 535F. 225,241(t Ci. te i ' ko le , ' 3d 4h r 2008) A prs ofiilacswih . ion fca t t tdei r t i fe e e'i heûknowsofa dir r a e s i rs t i a ehe t or t lbe a e ndif r nc ' f t nd sega ds n xce sve ik o nm t alh sft ' r s aey'and epondsunr as bl t t rs Far rv. el n,511U. 825,83 ( 4) A e ona y o he ik. me Br ma S. 4 199 . cl m c ai once ni amer diag e mentbe we n a i t a me c pe s melr ar ng r ng e s re t e n nma e nd di al r ol eg di dignossa coure ofte mentdoesnoti ia et Ei ht Ame m e . W rz v. lns a i nd s r at mplc t he g h nd nt i ht Coli , 766F. 8 8 ( hCi.1 ) 2d 41, 49 4t r 985 . V a D yke f l t alege f c s s es i t thi f r s c us s hi a s g t a n ais o l a t ugg tng ha s oot a h a e m ny i nik nt di c f r ordi a lt ort ti o he wi e cons iut s a s rousm e ca nee Eve i he c d s om o t s biiy ha t t r s tt e e i di l d. n f oul de o tae as rousm e ca nee he e, w e r Va Dykesa esno f t s m nsr t e i di l d r ho ve , n tt acs howi de i r t ng lbe a e i f e e e t hi ne ds Ea h tm e he fl d a sck c l r ques ,a doc orm e w ih hi a ndif r nc o s e . c i ie i al e t t t t m nd p e c ie te t n . Va Dy i d saife wi t ec r p o ie a da srst a t ej i r srb d r ame t n ke s is tsid t h a e r vd d n se t h t h al h m e ca sa fs d pe f m mor t ough e m i tonsa t ssofhi r s t efe tvel di l t f houl ror e hor xa na i nd e t s a h o fci y dignos a tea i. Suc diag ee e be wee t me c sa fandt pai ntove t a e nd r t t h s r m nt t n he dial t f he te r he a opra e co ls oft ea m e doesno e t bls de i r t i f e e e. A tt m os ,V a ppr i t tr e r t nt t s a i h lbe a e ndi f r nc he t n Dyke' alega i s s l tons ugges t tt s a fa t d neglge l i m a ng t ea m e de i i ,whi h t ha he t f c e i nty n ki r t nt c s ons c i nots t i tt s s ufk en o how t de i r t i fe e ne s a y t sa ean Ei ht Ame he lbe a e ndif r nce ce s r o tt g h ndme nt cam c z bl unde j 1 1 li ognia e r 983. F rt ra o sae t ec u t u rl d s se t c mpan wih u p eu ie o he e s ns ttd,h o r s mma i imis s he o lit t o t rj d c , y purua t j 1 5 b) ) a lgalyfi ous TheClr i diecedt snd c esoft s s nt o 91 A( (1, s e l rvol . ek s r t o e opi hi m e or ndlm opi on a a om pa ng or rt pl i i f m a l ni nd cc nyi de o a ntf . sxvsR:Thi z.Pd yo- rl2 2 s : a tApi, 01 . Chi U nie St esD i t i tJ ef t d at sr c udge 1 V M Dyke' concer a s ns boutgrevancesa m e calcopa char do notchanget cour' i nd di y ges he ts fndi t he s esno actonabl cons iutonalvi aton by anyone. Becaus i eshaveno i ng hat ut i e tt i ol i e nmat c nsiuina rg tt ajigre n epo d r,herdistsa tonwihagre n ersons doe no o ttto l ih o al iva c rce ue t i saifci t iva c ep e s t gi rs t a cai a to bl u e j 1 83.Ada v. c 40F.d 7 75( hCi.1 94 . ve ie o ny l m cina e nd r 9 ms Rie, 3 2, 4t r 9 ) Si iary,V a Dyke' c mll n s ompl nt a ai s boutbei char f hi doc orviisand pr crptonsa ng ged or s t st es i i t tej lsaenoato bej 1 3cam.Co rr t hi a ae tbeiftejima rg tul c re h ai tt cina l 98 li ntay o s pp rn le,h al y ihfly hag Van Dyke apor i oft cos f m edi s c ,i udi eval i ofa medi condii See ton he t or cal ervies ncl ng uaton cal ton. Ciyo Re e ev. a s c us tsGe rlHos ial4 U. 23 245( 98 (i ngalo ai ofc tof t f v r M sa h e t nea pt , 63 S. 9, 1 3) tndi lc ton os me c lc r i ama tro saelw) Va Dyk c an a u t d b hen o sf rme c lc r dia ae s te f tt a . n e omplis bo t he e t ow we o dia ae heh src ve a t ej i,a hema sn c an a ou ben d ni c r ba e o hi ia l yt a e ei d t h al nd ke o omplit b t ig e ed ae s d n s n bii o t pa Thec r d cl st e r ies p e ntl u idito ov ra yr ltd sae1w cams pu s a t y. ou t e i o xecs u plme a j rs cin e n eae tt a li , r u n ne t 28U. C.j 1 7 c , nddimis ss hcamswi u p eu c . o S. 36 ( ) a s se uc li t t rj die ho