The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gregory G. Hollows United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff, a federal prisoner proceeding pro se, seeks relief pursuant to Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 403 U.S. 388, 91 S.Ct. 1999 (1971).*fn1 By order filed on August 11, 2010, plaintiff's complaint was dismissed with leave to file an amended complaint. Plaintiff has filed an amended complaint.
The amended complaint states a cognizable claim for relief pursuant to Bivens, (analogizing to 42 U.S.C. § 1983) and 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b). If the allegations of the amended complaint are proven, plaintiff has a reasonable opportunity to prevail on the merits of this action.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Service is appropriate for the following defendants: Dr. Louis Redix; Dr. Ross Quinn; Assistant Health Administrator Louis Sterling; Health Services Administrator Cathy Garrett; Dr. Eduardo Ferriol, Physician's Assistant Roberto Acousta.
2. The Clerk of the Court shall send plaintiff six (6) USM-285 forms, one summons, an instruction sheet and a copy of the amended complaint filed September 17, 2010 (docket # 9).
3. Within thirty days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall complete the attached Notice of Submission of Documents and submit the following documents to the court:
a. The completed Notice of Submission of Documents;
b. One completed summons;
c. One completed USM-285 form for each defendant listed in number 1 above; and
d. Seven (7) copies of the endorsed amended complaint filed September 17, 2010 (docket # 9).
4. Plaintiff need not attempt service on defendants and need not request waiver of service. Upon receipt of the above-described documents, the court will direct the United States Marshal to serve the above-named defendants pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4 without payment of costs.
NOTICE OF SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
Plaintiff hereby submits the following documents in compliance with the court's order filed completed summons form completed USM-285 forms copies of ...