UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 10, 2011
CARLOS HERRERA, PLAINTIFF,
C. HALL, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lawrence J. O'Neill United States District Judge
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND
RECOMMENDATIONS AND GRANTING MOTION FOR
DEFENDANTS GRANNIS, HALL, MOONGA AND ZAMORA'S JUDGMENT
(ECF Nos. 68, 70, 72, 75, 79)
I. Procedural History
Plaintiff Carlos Herrera ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This action is proceeding on the first amended complaint, filed June 19, 2009, against Defendants Lopez, Hall, Grannis, Turella, Penner, Zamora, and Moonga for deliberate indifference to serious medical needs.*fn1 The matter was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 302.
On May 17, 2011, the Magistrate Judge issued findings and recommendations recommending that Defendants Grannis, Hall, Moonga, and Zamora's motion for summary judgment be granted. Plaintiff filed objections to the findings and recommendations on August 1, 2011, and Defendants filed a reply on July 29, 2011. The Court has considered the objections and reply.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C), this Court has conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the undersigned finds the findings and recommendations to be supported by the record and by proper analysis.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The findings and recommendations, filed May 17, 2011, is adopted in full;
2. Defendants Grannis, Hall, Moonga, and Zamora's motion for summary judgment, filed October 29, 2010, is GRANTED;
3. Defendants Grannis, Hall, Moonga, and Zamora are dismissed from the action; and
4. This matter is referred back to the Magistrate Judge for further proceedings. IT IS SO ORDERED.