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Available Pro Bono Cases

Yohan Flame-BeyvBlaine Hurt et al., 1:19-cv-4409-RLY-MJD (10/18/2021)

  • The Court seeks to recruit counsel to represent plaintiff Yohan Flame-Bey, an Indiana inmate, in his civil rights action. Mr. Flame-Bey claims in this case that defendants Sergeants Hurt and Shaw exercised excessive force against him when he was experiencing a medical emergency and that they did so because he had filed lawsuits against other correctional officers. The dispositive motion More...


James Caudill v. Officer T. Miller, et al., 2:21-cv-00030-JRS-MG (10/8/2021)

  • Mr. Caudill is incarcerated at Wabash Valley. Two correctional officers were in a hurry to escort him to recreation and failed to check the sidewalks for ice. As they escorted him, Mr. Caudill slipped and fell and injured his back. Counsel is sought to assist him with a settlement conference. A telephonic status conference is scheduled for December 17, 2021, and a telephonic settlement More...


Steve Rogers v. Wexford of Indiana, LLC, et al.,1:19-cv-03722-TWP-MPB (10/1/2021)

Mark M. Jervis v Dr. Samuel J. Byrd et al. 2:20-00298-JMS-MG (8/5/2021)

Harry Harrison v. Warden Tricia Pretorius, 1-19-cv-02173-TWP-MPB (9/24/2021)

  • Mr. Harrison, an inmate at Plainfield Correctional Facility, has medical issues that cause chronic pain and relies on a wheelchair. He alleges that the damaged sidewalks at PCF exacerbate his pain and that the warden has been deliberately indifferent to the conditions of his confinement. Summary judgment was granted as to all claims against the warden in his individual capacity based on More...


Jerlijah Woods v. Mark Sevier, et al, 1:20-cv-0282-JRS-TAB (9/14/2021)

Gregory Neal Name v Officer Jallow, 2:19-cv-0360-JPH-DLP (8/25/2021)

Bryan Chappell v. FCI Terre Haute, et al. 2:20-cv-0224-JRS-MG (8/19/2021)

  • The Court seeks counsel to represent plaintiff Bryan Chappell who alleges that medical and correctional staff at FCI Terre Haute failed to provide adequate health treatment for serious heart issues and retaliated against him for seeking medical care. Pending before the Court is the defendants' motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim (in part alleging certain types of claims are no More...


Kyle D. Knight vs. Dushan Zatecky, et al. 1:20-cv-3032-JRS-MPB (8/9/2021)

  • Mr. Knight is a prisoner confined to Pendleton Correctional Facility. He alleges that he was made to provide information about security threats in his facility to prison officials. He told the defendants that his cooperation placed him at risk of assault, but they allegedly ignored his complaints. Since that time, Mr. Knight has been assaulted by other inmates in retaliation for his More...