You are here

Available Pro Bono Cases

Saintignon v Wexford of Indiana, LLC, 2:18-cv-190-JPH-DLP

  • Judge Hanlon is seeking to recruit counsel to represent the plaintiff in this action. The defendant did not seek summary judgment and the dispositive deadline has passed. This action shall be resolved by settlement or trial. The trial date will be set with recruited counsel’s input. The plaintiff alleges that he broke his wrist while playing basketball at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. More...


Griffith v. Brannick, et al, 1:17-cv-0194-TWP-MJD

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff in final preparations for trial, possible settlement negotiations, and jury trial. Discovery has concluded and no motions remain pending. Plaintiff is an inmate in the Indiana Department of Correction. He alleges that the defendants used excessive force against him during a cell move, dragging him while handcuffed across the floor and More...


Howard v. Hartzel, 1:17-cv-4491-RLY-MJD

  • Judge Young is seeking to recruit counsel to represent the plaintiff in this action. The defendant did not seek summary judgment and the dispositive deadline has passed. This action shall be resolved by settlement or trial. The trial date will be set with recruited counsel’s input. This is expected to be a bench trial. The plaintiff alleges that around 5:30 pm on July 16, 2017, the defendant More...


Davis v Mauro, 1:17-cv-849-RLY-MJD

  • Mr. Davis alleges that, on October 3, 2015, Officer Mauro violated his Eighth Amendment rights by acting with deliberate indifference toward a known, serious risk to his safety. Mr. Davis states that Officer Mauro observed at least two arguments between Mr. Davis and another inmate. Despite Mr. Davis's warning, Officer Mauro returned to the control room instead of staying nearby. The other More...


Davis v Harlan, 2:18-cv-417-JPH-DLP

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to help Sonny Davis, an inmate at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, prepare for and participate in a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Doris Pryor on a future date. The parties believe that the settlement conference will be beneficial. Mr. Davis alleges that Sergeant Harlan used excessive force against him when Sergeant Harlan sprayed mace More...


Lipscomb v Indiana Department of Child Services, 1:17-cv-2722-JMS-DML

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff in a settlement conference only.  The settlement conference will be scheduled once counsel is recruited. This is an employment discrimination case.

    If interested in working on this case, please send an e-mail request to More...


Taylor v Miller, et al, 2:17-cv-590-JRS-MJD

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist Charles Taylor, an inmate at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. He has asserted a claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 that the defendants violated his Eighth Amendment rights when they aggressively threw him into a wheelchair causing him physical injuries which required surgery. The deadline for summary judgment motions has passed. Counsel is More...


Barker v Talbot, et al, 1:19-cv-01280-TWP-TAB

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to represent Charles Barker, an inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility. Mr. Barker’s claims are based on his allegation that, although he has a baseball-sized mass under his armpit and has been diagnosed with cancer, the medical staff at Pendleton have refused to provide adequate medical care or refer Mr. Barker to an outside specialist or More...


Fromer v Chavez, 1:17-cv-66-JMS-DLP

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist Louis Fromer, an inmate at the Indiana State Prison. He has asserted a claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 that the defendant was deliberately indifferent to his medical needs in violation of the Eighth Amendment. Mr. Fromer alleges that, while he was incarcerated at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, the defendant ignored his repeated More...


Decker v Lukens, et al, 2:18-cv-185-WTL-MJD

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist Robert Decker, an inmate at Terre Haute Federal Correctional Institution, with a Pavey hearing to determine whether Mr. Decker exhausted available administrative remedies as to his claim that the defendants have been deliberately indifferent to his Hepatitis C. Counsel’s representation will be limited to preparing for and attending the Pavey More...


Webb v. Smith, et al, 2:18-cv-00143-JRS-DLP

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist James Webb, an inmate at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, with a settlement conference. Mr. Webb's claims are based on the allegation that he was forced to stay in a cell with no toilet, drinking water, or anywhere to sleep for over 48 hours, and the defendants were deliberately indifferent to the conditions of his confinement. A More...