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Date: 07-09-2024

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Erin Kathleen Davenport v. Yolnada Gonzolas

Case Number: 2:22-CV-455

Judge: James R. Sweeney, II

Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (Vigo County)

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Defendant's Attorney: Austin Ryan Andreas and Carol A. Dillon


Terre Haute, Indiana personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a prisoner civil rights theory.

Prison officials have a legal duty under the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution to refrain from using excessive force and to protect prisoners from assault by other prisoners. Officers may not use force maliciously or sadistically with intent to cause harm, but they may use force in good faith efforts to keep order.

Outcome: 07/08/2024 73 ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS' 64 MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND DIRECTING ENTRY OF FINAL JUDGMENT - Judgment consistent with this Order and the Court's screening order, dkt. 27 , shall now issue. SEE ORDER. Signed by Judge James R. Sweeney II on 7/8/2024. (JRB) (Entered: 07/08/2024)
07/08/2024 74 FINAL JUDGMENT - The Court now enters FINAL JUDGMENT. Judgment is entered in favor of the defendant. The plaintiff shall take nothing by his complaint and this action is terminated. Signed by Judge James R. Sweeney II on 7/8/2024.(JRB) (Entered: 07/08/2024)

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