United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
JANISVAN MEERVELD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Jarred Craig Simmons, a state pretrial detainee, filed this
pro se and in forma pauperis civil action
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. He sued the Jefferson Parish
Correctional Center, Chief Sue Ellen Monfra, and Captain P.
Walls. In his complaint, plaintiff states his claim as
follows without any alterations to spelling or grammar:
The A/C was broken for weeks without any cool air it gets hot
in the pod what makes the floor and walls to sweat causeing
heath risk to increase I Jarred C. Simmons was walk towards
cell #12 to fix an shot of coffee when I slip in what I
believe was an wet spot on the floor causeing me to twist and
break my anlke other inmate was there the time of the inident
Clayton Wilson 53405310, Steven Tate 100057246 and Brandon
Cpt. Walls was notify of incident by grievance no action was
taken. Requesting for administrative to be review Chief Sue
Ellen Monfra did not follow proper procesdure of incident.
As relief, he seeks $2, 700, 000.
respect to actions filed in forma pauperis, federal
Notwithstanding any filing fee, or any portion thereof, that
may have been paid, the court shall dismiss the case at any
time if the court determines that ... the action …
(i) is frivolous or malicious;
(ii) fails to state a claim on which relief may be granted;
(iii) seeks monetary relief against a defendant who is immune
from such relief.
28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B).
law also mandates that federal courts screen cases, such as
the instant one, “in which a prisoner seeks redress
from a governmental entity or officer or employee of a
governmental entity.” 28 U.S.C. §
1915A(a). Regarding such lawsuits, federal law
review, the court shall identify cognizable claims or dismiss
the complaint, or any portion of ...