UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 13, 2009
JEROME THOMAS, JR., PLAINTIFF,
M. MENDEZ, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: S. James Otero United States District Judge
ORDER ACCEPTING AND ADOPTING FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636, the Court has reviewed the First Amended Complaint ("Complaint"), Defendants' motion to dismiss the Complaint, all of the records herein, and the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge. The time for filing Objections has passed, and no Objections have been filed with the Court. Having completed its review, the Court accepts and adopts the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, and the findings, conclusions, and recommendations therein.
IT IS ORDERED that: Defendants' motion to dismiss the Complaint, pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("Motion"), is GRANTED as to the excessive force claim alleged in the Complaint; Defendants' Motion is DENIED as to the deliberate indifference to safety claim alleged in the Complaint; the excessive force claim alleged in the Complaint is dismissed without leave to amend; and within 30 days of this Order, Defendants shall file and serve their Answer to the Complaint as so amended.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk serve copies of this Order on Plaintiff and on counsel for Defendants.
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