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Hubbert v Myers, et al, 1:20-cv-1484-JRS-MPB

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist a blind inmate litigate his claims against employees of the Bartholomew County Jail, where he was formerly confined. A motion for summary judgment on the issue of exhaustion is pending and needs a response from the plaintiff. His claims are based on equal protection, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Rehabilitation Act. He is now at More...


Bailey v Byrd, et al, 2:19-cv-0082-JMS-DLP

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff inmate Christopher Bailey with settlement and/or trial. The deliberate indifference claims against Dr. Byrd, Dr. Mitcheff, and Wexford survived summary judgment and will be resolved by settlement or trial. Treatment and an MRI for Mr. Bailey's painful knee injury were delayed for months. Once an MRI was finally approved, it revealed a More...


Toran v Wexford, et al, 2:19-cv-0066-JMS-DLP

  • The Court is seeking counsel to assist Miles Toran through the conclusion of this action. The evidence presented at summary judgment indicates that Mr. Toran suffered a high ankle sprain and avulsion fracture in his ankle in August 2018. Since then, Mr. Toran has sought referral to a specialist to treat his ankle injury. The defendants have responded by offering more conservative treatments, More...


Cislo v Vandine, 1:18-cv-2979-JPH-DML

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist the plaintiff, Ronnie Cislo, in this civil rights action filed under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Mr. Cislo asserts an Eighth Amendment excessive force claim, a First Amendment retaliation claim, and a First Amendment denial of access to the courts claim against the defendant. Neither party filed a dispositive motion regarding these claims. Therefore, More...


Chapman v Talbot, 1:19-cv-1897-JMS-DML

  • The Court seeks counsel to assist plaintiff Tremayne Chapman at a settlement conference or trial, if necessary. Mr. Chapman, an inmate at Pendleton Correctional Facility, ruptured a tendon in his bicep and waited eight months before receiving surgery. Summary judgment was granted for all defendants except Dr. Talbot. The issue is whether Dr. Talbot was deliberately indifferent to Mr. Chapman's More...


Adams v Martz, et al, 1:18-cv-3470-SEB-MJD

  • The Court seeks to recruit counsel to represent plaintiff Nathan Adams, an Indiana inmate, in this civil rights case. The remaining claim is Mr. Adams's claim that the defendants retaliated against him for filing grievances by having him fired from his prison job. The defendants' motion for summary judgment has been denied in part. The Court seeks to recruit counsel to represent Mr. Adams for More...


Reynolds v Digiacomo, et al, 2:18-cv-00541-JMS-MJD

Dawson v Dugan, et al, 2:19-cv-222-JPH-MJD

  • The Court is seeking an attorney to assist a plaintiff inmate with a settlement conference in a case in which he alleges that he was confined in solitary confinement at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility without due process in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment and under conditions of confinement that violated his Eighth Amendment rights. Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment was denied More...


Lloyd v Epple, 1:19-cv-4920-JPH-MJD

  • Mr. Lloyd is an inmate at Plainfield Correctional Facility. He alleges that the defendant removed a scab off his recently amputated leg, severing nerve and causing blood loss and infection. A surgeon subsequently removed an additional six inches of Mr. Lloyd's leg. He claims the defendant was deliberately indifferent to his serious medical needs in violation of the Eighth Amendment.

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Gebhart v Spamaburger, et al, 2:19-cv-387-JPH-MJD

  • Mr. Gebhart is an inmate at Westville Correctional Facility. He alleges that the defendants painfully cut a rapidly growing mass out of his head and discarded the mass into a trash can. Mr. Gebhart was later diagnosed with brain cancer after receiving an CAT scan / MRI. He claims the defendants were deliberately indifferent to his serious medical needs in violation of the Eighth Amendment and More...