Plaintiff alleged a prison medical provider was deliberately indifferent to a chronic gastrointestinal issue.
Plaintiff alleged that he suffered from Hirschsprung’s Disease and demanded that doctors provide him with a special diet to alleviate symptoms of the disease. Evidence from the prison showed that the inmate’s desired “special diet” consisted of hamburgers and fried chicken.
Initially, the plaintiff was represented by an attorney who failed to properly answer discovery requests from our clients. We sought sanctions and the trial court decided that the Plaintiff’s deficient discovery warranted sanctioning Plaintiff by precluding him from seeking any monetary damages. As a result of the sanction, the Plaintiff fired his attorney and continued to thwart discovery.
The trial court found that there was no genuine issue of material fact and therefore granted summary judgment to our client. Plaintiff appealed, but failed to provide the required filing fee. The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dismissed the appeal due to Plaintiff’s failure to prosecute his claim in a timely fashion.
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