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Simmons v. Jefferson Parish Correctional Center Jail

United States District Court, E.D. Louisiana

September 6, 2018

JARRED CRAIG SIMMONS
v.
JEFFERSON PARISH CORRECTIONAL CENTER JAIL, ET AL.

         SECTION “B”1

          REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION

          JANISVAN MEERVELD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

         Plaintiff, Jarred Craig Simmons, a state pretrial detainee, filed this pro se and in forma pauperis civil action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.[1] 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 Ellis.
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.[2]

         With respect to actions filed in forma pauperis, federal law provides:

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; or
(iii) seeks monetary relief against a defendant who is immune from such relief.

28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B).

         Federal 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).[3] Regarding such lawsuits, federal law similarly requires:

         On review, the court shall identify cognizable claims or dismiss the complaint, or any portion of ...


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