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Reedy v. Ippel, et al, 1:18-cv-187-JMS-DML

  • The Court seeks recruited counsel to represent the plaintiff for the limited purpose of settlement. This is a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in which the plaintiff alleges that he suffers from Dupuytren’s contractures in his hands and has not received adequate care from the defendants for this condition. Because of this condition he is also not able to climb to the top bunk and fell from this bunk, injuring More...


Fields v. Talbot, et al, 1:17-cv-04393-JPH-DML

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff in preparing for and conducting a settlement conference. The plaintiff, an inmate at Pendleton Correctional Facility, has asserted deliberate indifference claims against the defendants for the their failure to treat a painful hernia for over a year. Since filing this lawsuit, he has had surgery. This appointment is limited to More...


Maxwell v. York, et al, 2:17-cv-142-JMS-DLP

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff Toby Maxwell, an inmate at New Castle Correctional Facility, in preparing a response to an expected renewed summary judgment, and if necessary, to represent him at trial. The parties recently participated in a settlement conference without reaching an agreement. In his civil rights complaint, Mr. Maxwell alleges that the defendants More...


Williams v. Branham, et al., 4:17-cv-00240-SEB-DML

  • The Court is seeks counsel to assist plaintiff, an inmate, in pursuing his federal and state claims against defendants, jail officials in Lawrence County, Indiana. Plaintiff asserts that jail employees left a connecting door between jail pods open that allowed two high-security inmates to leave their cells and come to plaintiff's cell where they assaulted him, causing serious physical injury. More...


Ra'id-Bey v. McClish, 1:18-cv-00987-JRS-DML

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to represent Mr. Ra’id-Bey in a limited appointment to prepare for and conduct a settlement conference currently set for December 20, 2018. Mr. Ra’id-Bey, an inmate currently incarcerated in Westville Correctional Facility, brings this lawsuit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Mr. Ra’id-Bey alleges that, while incarcerated as a pretrial detainee at Howard More...


Joshua Jackson v. Corizon Health, Inc., et al, 2:17-cv-99-JRS-DLP

  • Plaintiff Joshua Jackson, an inmate at the New Castle Correctional Facility, brings this lawsuit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that he has received constitutionally inadequate medical care for his urinary and abdominal problems. Counsel was recruited to represent this plaintiff in pursuing these claims, but since has withdrawn due to a conflict of interest. Counsel is requested to More...